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MAY 14, 2010

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Cherry jubilee at farmers’ markets Sweet juicy cherries are now in full supply in Brentwood and other Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association markets, a sure sign that summer is right around the corner. Nature has been kind to the cherry crop this year. Even the heavy rains haven’t prevented from offering an abundant supply for East County’s palatal pleasure. Fresh California cherries are available at the farmers’ market from May through June, a short season, so grab them now and savor their fresh, sweet goodness. “The cherry season is normally done by June,” said Kathey Tachella of Tachella Family Farms in Brentwood. “Memorial Day weekend is a major time for cherry picking. Our U-Pick will kick off on May 22, but we’ve had people asking about it since the beginning of the month. As soon as the sunshine’s out, people come asking about cherries.” Tachella said this year’s cherry season might extend into June as a result of the “crazy weather” the region has experienced in the past months. “We’re at Mother Nature’s mercy. We might be cleared out by the end of the month, but we might make it a week or two into June. We’ll have to wait and see.” California is home to more than 600 cherry growers farming more than 26,000 acres from here in the Bay Area. The fertile San Joaquin and Santa Clara valleys receive nutrient-rich soil, sunny days and

Photo by Richard Wisdom

These Bing cherries await U-Pickers at Maggiore Cherry Farms on Walnut Boulevard in Brentwood. If you prefer your cherries in a basket, you’ll find plenty of them at your local farmers’ market. mild nights. These superior growing conditions result in bountiful harvests. The early Burlat variety (tangy and dark red in color) and the Brooks variety (sweet and medium red) are the first to arrive at the market. The Bing (sweet red)

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and Rainier (sweet yellow/orange/red) come late in the season. Pick up a few baskets of cherries for your next dessert recipe or try canning them as jam, chutney or pie filling to savor this winter. Add to yogurt, toss in a

salad, make a flavorful sauce for meats and chicken, or just grab a handful and enjoy fresh. The PCFMA is the state’s largest operator of certified farmers’ markets, supervising more than 60 markets weekly in the Bay Area during the peak summer months. Certified farmers’ markets offer only California-grown products sold directly to consumers by the farmers who grew, nurtured and harvested the crops. All PCFMA markets accept WIC FMNP (Woman Infant and Children Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons) and EBT (the Golden State advantage food stamp cards). The Brentwood Farmers’ Market is held on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon on First Street between Oak and Chestnut streets. The Antioch Farmers’ Market is held Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kaiser Permanente, 4501 Sand Creek Road. Tachella Family Farms, which is featured at both the Antioch and Brentwood farmers’ markets, is located at 2017 Walnut Blvd. in Brentwood. The stand is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 925513-8495. For more information on Bay Area farmers’ markets, call the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association at 800- 949FARM (3276), 925-825-9090, or visit www.pcfma.com.


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Triad Council to help protect, educate seniors

Photo courtesy of Michele Keady

April Home of the Month This month’s home was selected because of its understated elegance and immaculately kept yard. For the Smith family, this is a labor of love; for the neighborhood, a scenic view to enjoy on a regular basis. The Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC) runs its Home of the Month program to encourage and thank homeowners for keeping their properties up and enhancing the look and property values of their neighborhood. To learn more, call Michele Keady at 925-634-6911.

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The Brentwood Police Department recently invited representatives from Brentwood’s senior residential areas and those responsible for providing senior services in the community to join a Triad Council. The purpose of the council is to educate and protect the seniors living in Brentwood and offer a program of a shared community response to a growing problem in America: senior crime. The council will be composed of the triad of law enforcement, community groups and senior citizens. Its focus is to make seniors more aware of the services available to them throughout the community and offer them a safety net to protect them from becoming victims of crime. About 31 percent of seniors live alone, and the group 85 and older is the fastest-growing segment. In 2011, the first of the baby boomers will turn 65, and by 2030, one in five Americans will be over 65. This fast-growing demographic has encouraged con artists to focus their scams on this group. The Triad Council will work to counter this trend by educating seniors about the scams and how to report them when they’re discovered. “The senior community is grow-

ing in Brentwood,” said Lt. Doug Silva of the Brentwood Police Department. “There are more than 12,000 residents over the age of 55, so we believe it is important to have a program like this available to protect the elderly in this community and reduce their fears of crime. Everyone should feel safe in Brentwood.” While much of the focus of the National Triad Program revolves around crime prevention, the local 12member council will also incorporate the educational aspect of informing seniors and their caregivers of the area’s myriad programs, including emergency preparedness for those with special needs, Adopt-a-Senior, home safety awareness and driver safety. From the law enforcement perspective, seniors will be given information about how to protect themselves from financial and physical abuse, Internet and telemarketing scams, and how not to be a target of crime. In the coming months, the council will develop and distribute a survey to determine what types of programs are of greatest interest to the senior community. For further information, call Silva at 925-809-7712.


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Ready, set … oh no! Nothing spoils a day more than breaking down on the water – and it always seems to happen at the most inopportune time. More often than not, however, the problem can be avoided with a little pre-season attention. Most boats suffer more from sitting than from actual use. Fuel ON THE gets stale, belts crack, batteries run down and ATER seals dry out. Three springtime maintenance must-dos include: fresh fuel, fresh fluids and a fresh charge. Top up the tank with fresh gas, thereby diluting the old gas sitCAPT. JON ting over winter. (AddBLOOM ing fuel stabilizer in the fall is a good idea.) Add a can each of water absorber and octane boost with the fresh gas for some extra insurance at very little cost. Fresh fluids typically mean engine oil and gear box or lower unit oil. Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for specifics. Marine engines run harder than car engines. Higher revs and frequent starts and stops break down the lubricating properties of oil faster. There is also a higher tendency for water to find its way into these areas either by seeping or condensation. A milky consistency suggests the presence of water, a condition requiring further investigation. Third, with good ventilation present, put that battery on a charger to top it up. Even

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when batteries are not used much, they don’t last forever. If properly cared for, four seasons is about all I would rely on. If the charger shows high initial amp draw that falls off over time, chances are good the battery is still serviceable. An Internet search of “marine battery maintenance” will provide more detailed information on batteries. Once your fuel, fluids and battery have been freshened, don’t overlook belts, hoses and zincs. These are annual inspection items. Check for wear, cracking, leaks or other abnormalities. Follow the engine manufacture’s schedule for service and maintenance of non-visible items such as water pump replacement and valve adjustment. Robert Amos, manager of The Boat Dock (Discovery Bay) says the water pump is often overlooked and a common cause of breakdowns. He recommends replacement every year or every hundred hours on most engines (inboards and outboards) to be safe. Lastly, rather than temping fate with the whole family, plan your first day on the water with a boating buddy. Run your boats hard for an hour close to the launch point, then look, listen and feel. Use your natural senses to discover and diagnose any potential problems. Breakdowns often present with clues ahead of time. If you happen to have one, your boating buddy offers a short tow back. A Saturday afternoon of spring maintenance can help prevent a whole day of breakdown hassles and disappointment. Have fun and boat safe.

WHY ARE SOME SHORT SALES PRICED SO LOW? There are some listings in our area that are priced so low, they seem “too good to be true.” If you are a Seller, you may think the market is even worse than your worst fears. If you are a Buyer, you may lick your chops at the “great deal” you are about to get. More often than not, when you see a home listed at an unbelievably low price, it’s probably a short sale where the owner and agent just don’t quite understand how short sales are supposed to work. There is a psychology at work here on both the owner’s and agent’s part that clouds their judgment in regards to pricing. The owner is thinking, “Hey, it doesn’t matter to me, I’m not going to see a dime of this money. Let’s price it super-low to get offers right away so I can stop showing the home. Let the bank take the loss…” And the agent is thinking, “Well, buyers and agents tend to avoid short sales, so I want to price it low to guarantee we get interest and showings. We have to give them SOMETHING to compensate for the stigma of being a short sale.”

But what happens all too often in this situation is that the home does go into contract immediately, but once the bank appraises the home, they’ll discover that it was listed way under market value. The bank will counter back on price, probably close to market value. The Buyer cancels because they are no longer getting a “great deal” and it goes back on the market. So all that’s been accomplished is irritating your contact at the bank and wasting a lot of everyone’s time. We’ve had better luck listing short sales at market value, or even slightly above for the first month. That way you’ll be able to make a stronger case to the bank that the offer you are presenting represents a “good deal” for the bank as you are getting them “market value” for the home and at the same time it saves them the costs of going through a foreclosure. If you have questions on this or any other real estate topic, call me at (925) 240-MOVE (6683). To search the MLS for free and view virtual tours of homes for sale, go to: www. SharpHomesOnline.com. Sharp Realty – Advertisement

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Help needed for Heritage Grad Night by Samie Hartley Staff Writer In their effort to provide a safe and sober all-night graduation party, parents of Heritage High School seniors have been working feverishly since March getting ready to put on the best party of the year for its graduates. “Grad Nights at Heritage go above and beyond,” said Grad Night Volunteer Coordinator Sue Harper. “We want the seniors to have a fun, safe and sober evening, so we plan a lot of fun activities and surprises to make it a special night. But it takes a lot of volunteer help to get it done.”

Heritage’s graduation takes place Saturday, June 5, so the Grad Night Committee has only three weeks left to prepare, and more volunteers are needed to make the event happen. “We want every senior to be there, and this year, we’ve got about 450 kids graduating, so it takes a lot of effort to get things ready,” said Harper. “We completely transform the cafeteria and the campus green, and the kids are always surprised with what we come up with. They don’t even realize they’re on campus.” Grad Night volunteers have been busy creating sets and assembling decorations to help transform Heritage into a lavish party

venue, complete with a rock-climbing wall, a casino, a henna tattoo station, a photo booth and more. A DJ and a hypnotist will also be on hand to entertain the graduates. Volunteers put so much effort into the event that the Grad Night Committee will host a special public preview from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 5 – before Grad Night kicks off at 10 p.m. – to showcase all of the volunteers’ handiwork. “We want all Heritage parents to get involved,” said Harper. “Even if your students aren’t seniors, it’s important to be involved to get an idea of what it is like to put one of these events together. It takes a lot of planning and fundraising, but it’s all worth it because it’s for

the kids. We want them to be safe and not out on the roads on graduation night. It’s always a dangerous time of year, and we’d prefer to have all our seniors here at Heritage for a safe and sober celebration, because this is the last time that they’ll all be together, so we want this to be a fun and memorable night for them.” Members of the community are invited to help the Grad Night Committee put on this event for the Heritage Class of 2010. Volunteers are needed for setup and cleanup, and as chaperones and activity-station workers. For more information about Grad Night and how to help out, e-mail Harper at susanharper@comcast.net. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


MAY 14, 2010

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Amaro named Teacher of the Year Freedom High School teacher and Athletic Director Steve Amaro has been selected from more than 300 certificated employees as Liberty Union High School District’s 2009-10 Teacher of the Year. Amaro has taught at Freedom for 12 years. In 2009, Amaro was the only individual to earn the title of Certified Master Athletic Administrator, a title that only 1 percent of athletic directors ever achieve. During the year he was nominated for State Athletic Director of the Year by the California State Athletic Director’s Association, and received the State High School Boys Tennis Coach of the Year honors from the California Coaches Association. To top things off, he was named Freedom High School’s Teacher of the Year. While Amaro splits his time on campus teaching English classes, coaching tennis and serving as athletic director, he considers his most significant contribution teaching students to maximize their potential by becoming more aware of the daily opportunities around them. He encourages his students to become interdependent and realize that by working together they will accomplish

MAY 14, 2010

Reading Festival to make a Splash

Photo courtesy of Sarah Singrin

Freedom High School teacher and Athletic Director Steve Amaro was recently named Teacher of the Year by the Liberty Union High School District. greater goals. Amaro lives in Brentwood with his wife Jennifer and their two daughters, Lindsey and Ashley. He is currently working on his doctoral degree in educational leadership at St. Mary’s. – Contributed by Sarah Singrin

KNIGHTSEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT, A “CALIFORNIA DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL”, IS EXPANDINGING ITS INDEPENDENT STUDY PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES K-8 This is a perfect time for Home Schooling Parents and others interested in an Independent Study program to receive the benefits of a public school education, with parents providing instruction at home. • Parent/Student meet with a certificated teacher once a week at Knightsen. • Standards based curriculum and State adopted textbooks provided. • Parent is supported with weekly lessons and instructional strategies for the student. • Independent Study students may choose to participate in activities with Knightsen students: • P.E. classes • Swimming • After-School Sports for Grades 6-8 • Assemblies • Field trips • Special events If you are interested in visiting Knightsen Elementary School or want more information, please contact Vickey Rinehart, Superintendent at (925) 626-3301. Knightsen School is located only 4 miles from downtown Brentwood at 1923 Delta Rd., 1 mile East of Sellers.

The libraries in East Contra Costa County (Antioch, Bay Point, Brentwood, Oakley and Pittsburg) invite residents of all ages to an afternoon of fun at the East County 2010 Summer Reading Festival. The festivities will be held Saturday, June 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Williamson Ranch Park in Antioch. The Summer Reading Festival celebrates reading and books, and marks the beginning of the 2010 Summer Reading program Make a Splash. For fun in the sun with the kids, the festival features games, crafts, face painting, a chance to reach for the sky in a Finding Nemo jumper house, wacky entertainer Daffy Dave, plus live music and free refreshments. Teens can compete in a Wii tournament throughout the summer, and a championship will be held at the Antioch library on Aug. 16. The 2010 Summer Reading Festival is being held in various locations in Contra Costa County. For a complete schedule of events in East Contra Costa County and other community libraries, visit the Contra Costa County Library Summer Reading Festival Web site at http://guides.ccclib. org/srf. The Summer Reading Festival will also present internationally-acclaimed writer Dave Eggers at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek on Sunday, June 6 at 1 p.m. Admission is free. Author of “Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius” and “Zeitoun,” and screenwriter for “Where the Wild Things Are,” Eggers founded the literary journal “McSweeney’s” and co-founded 826 Valencia, a nonprofit writing and literary tutoring center for children in San Francisco. Eggers epitomizes the Summer Reading Festival – a celebration of the importance and the joy of reading for people of all ages. For ticket information, call the Lesher Center at 925-943-SHOW (7469) or visit www.lesherartscenter.org.


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Liberty Band to join the Army he United States Army Band’s Chief Col. Robert Manning recently honored the Liberty High School Band with the Coin of Excellence for outstanding achievement in support of soldiers, their families, the Adjutant General’s Corps, the Army and the nation. The students were selected as winners of the 2010 Young Artists Competition sponsored by the 191st Army Band – the “Band of the Wild West” – based in Dublin. As part of the honor, the Liberty Band and the 191st Army Band will host a joint concert sometime during the 2010-11 school year. The band also received a $500 grant to help repair instruments. “We were so surprised to be selected for this honor,” said Liberty Band Director Carey Hurst. “Receiving this honor is a great compliment to our music program.”

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Mystery at the library The Brentwood Library will host a Mystery Author program on Tuesday, June 1 at 7 p.m., featuring three local mystery authors: Penny Warner, Diana Orgain and Dana Mentink. They will discuss their inspirations, the writing process and the road to publication. Award-winning author Penny Warner has published more than 50 books, and her work has been printed in 14 countries. She is known as the “Queen of Parties,” having planned interactive murder-mystery fundraisers for libraries across the country. Diana Orgain has acted professionally in stage roles and national commercials. Her plays have been produced at San Francisco State University and PlayGround in San Francisco. Dana Mentink writes romantic suspense for Harlequin and Barbour Books. She is a 2009 American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year finalist. The free program takes place at the Brentwood Senior Center, 193 Griffith Lane. For more information about this event and other library programs, visit www.ccclib.org or call 925-516-5290.

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PAAmerica TRIOTISM in The Commons at Dallas Ranch celebrates “Patriotism in America” by honoring real life heroes of the greatest generation. Hear stories of our veterans and their contributions to our great country. Help us celebrate as we pay tribute to those who have inspired “Patriotism in America.”

ongratulations to the following Heritage High School students recognized for outstanding academic achievement during the third quarter of the school year: In the front row, from left, are Guadalupe Lopez – Motivational; Jordan Ford – Foreign Language; Dunja Endrikat – English; Kyle Babo – Physical Education; Monica Sanchez – English; Allison Knaus – Social Studies; Rita Barakat – Science; Ashley Shanks – Social Studies; Gina McGovern – Social Studies; Anna Tarajos – Math; and Mariela Pena – Science; back row: Allan Hernandez – Math; Stephanie Vosicka – Math; Evan Browne – Motivational; (Andy Parsons – Principal); Trevor Steadman – Visual & Performing Arts (Performing); Alexander Goodson – English; and Jacob Morales – English. Not pictured are Sara Abbadie – Visual & Performing Arts (Visual); Camden FosterHasan – Motivational; John Hockel – Career Technology; Mary-Lou Milabu – Social Studies; Robert Renteria – Science; Jessica Stai – Motivational; Darryl Stingley – Math; and Matthew Strauss – Science.

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Trevor’s Weekly Mortgage Matters By Trevor Frey

Zillow versus Zyrtec “The worst it’s even been” can be used to relate to this year’s allergy season, as well as the collapse of the real estate market we find ourselves still trying to recover from. Watery eyes, congestion, and a runny nose combined cannot hold a candle to foreclosure, short-sale, or a substantial loss in your homes equity. However, they can teach us a valuable lesson; when something no longer works we need to readjust accordingly in order to solve the problem. Think about it…if Claritin doesn’t work for you then you switch to Allegra, and if Allegra doesn’t work for you maybe you try Zyrtec-D with a little bit of local Alfalfa honey. Whatever your allergy drug of choice is, you don’t stop until you find it. The same approach can be witnessed by our ever changing lending guidelines, guidelines that seem to be in constant flux as policy makers desperately search for a solution to our real estate debacle. In the latest chapter of this ongoing (like an allergy attack once it starts) saga, the government subsidized agency Fannie Mae has revamped their waiting period for borrower’s who complete pre-foreclosure steps, or a deed-in-lieu foreclosure. Announced on April 14th, 2010, and taking effect July 1, 2010, any borrower who participates in a short-sale, or deed-in-lieu foreclosure, only has to wait two years before they are once again eligible to finance a home through Fannie Mae. The change, as stated by Fannie Mae announcement SEL-2010, is part of Fannie’s

overall plan to “update several policies regarding the future eligibility of borrowers to obtain a new mortgage loan after experiencing a pre-foreclosure event.” There are multiple agencies – Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) – that share the same goal when it comes to the real estate market; to promote homeownership throughout the housing crisis. With that said, Fannie’s efforts to support overall market stability, and reinforce the importance of borrowers working with their servicers when they have difficulty repaying their debt, are not the first of their kind. According to FHA commissioner David Sterns, “we are beginning to think about post-recession, how you address borrowers who became unemployed through no fault of their own ... and now deserve the right to re-enter the housing-finance system.” If you have been through, or will be going through, a short-sale or foreclosure do not “beat yourself up”. As more and more people fall victim to allergies this season through no fall of their own, more and more homeowners are falling victim to circumstances outside of their control and losing their home. Both will pass, it is simply a matter of who proactively picks themselves up, gains knowledge through education, and attacks their problem! If you have any real estate lending related questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to write me at tfreymortgages@yahoo.com or call me directly on my cell phone, (925) 726-1444. – Advertisement

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0053636 Title Order No. 088-201274 Investor/Insurer No. APN No. 041-050-034-2 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 11/21/- 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: LLOYD DANIEL, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE & SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 11/21/2006 and recorded 11/30/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0382444-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/- 11/2010 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 181 OMEGA LANE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $1,118,750.50. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the in-

debtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 08/- 24/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1757 TAPO CANYON ROAD, SVW-88 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 9274399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3560410 05/14/2010, 05/- 21/2010, 05/28/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $402,816.19. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 01/- 16/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3549125 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/- 11/2010 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1318 PORTSMOUTH ST, OAKLEY, CA, 945616362. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $581,161.93. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 27/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1757 TAPO CANYON ROAD, SVW-88 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 9274399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3552352 05/14/2010, 05/- 21/2010, 05/28/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-237209-C Loan No. 0307715800 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/14/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: MER SAMSON AND FELIPA C. SAMSON, HUSBAND AND WIFE Recorded 8/18/2006 as Instrument No. 20060262566-00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/28/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 4937 GREEN HILLS CIR ANTIOCH, CA 94531 APN #: 056-021-011-4 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $412,900.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/28/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255

North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3525046 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 881 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD APPROVING A REZONE (RZ 10-001) TO AMEND CHAPTER 17.506 (PLANNED DEVELOPMENT 56 ZONE – SUNSET INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX) OF THE BRENTWOOD MUNICIPAL CODE BY CLARIFYING THE DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, INCLUDING THOSE RELATED TO PERMITTED USES AND CONDITIONALLY PERMITTED USES. OTHER SIGNIFICANT CHANGES INCLUDE ADDING A LIST OF PROHIBITED USES AND AN AMORTIZATION SCHEDULE FOR NON-CONFORMING AND PROHIBITED USES. THE FOREGOING ORDINANCE was introduced with the first reading waived at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 27th day of April, 2010, by the following vote: AYES: Councilmembers Becnel, Richey, Stonebarger, Taylor NOES: None ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: Brockman And was adopted at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 11th day of May 2010, by the following vote: AYES: Council members Becnel, Richey, Stonebarger, Taylor NOES: None ABSENT: Brockman ABSTAIN: None

vote: AYES: Councilmembers Becnel, Richey, Stonebarger, Taylor NOES: None ABSENT: Brockman ABSTAIN: None /s/_______________________ Robert Taylor Mayor ATTEST: /s/_______________________ Cynthia Garcia, CMC Assistant City Clerk The above is a summary of the major highlights of the ordinances; reading the ordinances in their entirety may be necessary to obtain a full understating of all changes. Copies of the full text of the ordinances are on file and may be read in the City Clerk’s office located at 708 Third Street, Brentwood, and/or a copy may be obtained from that office based on the City’s actual cost for duplicating. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Date: May 14, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0154066 Title Order No. 09-8-468039 Investor/Insurer No. 089499388 APN No. 035-650- 012-4 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 04/25/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: MAUREEN B GARCIA, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN., dated 04/25/2006 and recorded 05/03/06, as Instrument No. 20060138575-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/04/2010 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 50 ISOLA COURT, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 07-0056568 Title Order No. 07-8-259608 Investor/Insurer No. APN No. 034-380-013-2 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 04/25/- 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: GENARO LOERA JR, AND VALERIE A LOERA, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 04/- 25/2006 and recorded 05/03/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0139856- 00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 882 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD APPROVING A REZONE (RZ 10-002) TO AMEND CHAPTER 17.900 OF THE BRENTWOOD MUNICIPAL CODE BY DELETING THE PROVISION REQUIRING OUTDOOR DINING AND MERCHANDISE DISPLAY PERMITS TO BE RENEWED ON AN ANNUAL BASIS. THE FOREGOING ORDINANCE was introduced with the first reading waived at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 27th day of April, 2010, by the following vote: AYES: Council members Becnel, Richey, Stonebarger, Taylor NOES: None ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: Brockman And was adopted at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 11th day of May 2010, by the following

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE SUMMARY OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 883 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD APPROVING A REZONE AMENDMENT (RZ 06-17-A1) TO EXEMPT THE MAGNOLIA PROJECT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE RESIDENTIAL GROWTH MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, LOCATED WEST OF BRENTWOOD BOULEVARD AND SOUTH OF MARSH CREEK (APN 016110-029 AND APN 016-110-030). THE FOREGOING ORDINANCE was introduced with the first reading waived at a regular meeting of the Brentwood City Council on the 11th day of May, 2010, by the following vote: AYES: Council members Becnel, Richey, Stonebarger, Taylor NOES: None ABSENT: Brockman ABSTAIN: None ATTEST: /s/_______________________ Cynthia Garcia, CMC Assistant City Clerk A certified copy of the full text of the proposed ordinance is posted and may be read in full in the City Clerk’s Office at 708 Third Street, Brentwood, California, or a copy may be obtained from that office based on the City’s actual cost for duplicating. Proposed date of adoption by City Council: May 25, 2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Date: May 14, 2010


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Theatre opening is ‘Music’ to their ears by Samie Hartley Staff Writer

Edna Hill Middle School Principal Kirsten Jobb can’t help but smile when she walks into the school’s new state-of-the-art performing arts center, and now after years of its planning and construction, she hopes the Theatre at Edna Hill will bring smiles to the entire community. “This has been quite a journey, as we have come to the conclusion of this amazing project,” Jobb said at the theater dedication ceremony last week. “I can’t believe that we have this building in Brentwood – let alone at our school.” The Theatre at Edna Hill is nearly three times the size of the Bill Bristow Community Theater, which was closed last December and removed from the Edna Hill campus to make way for the new theater. The new theater is equipped with a sophisticated lighting and sound system that will greatly improve the quality of performances. And it has 290 seats – 60 more than the Bristow theater. “I think after bringing that other facility here and seeing what kind of amazing program he started, Bill Bristow would have loved to see this facility here at this school,” said Edna Hill drama teacher Bart Schneider. Schneider also thought the late Kayla Shepard, an Edna Hill alumna who died in a car accident last October, would have liked the theater, as she had graced the Bristow stage many times during her stay at the Brentwood middle school.

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Brentwood Union School District Superintendent Merrill Grant addresses the crowd during the Theatre at Edna Hill dedication ceremony held last week. The theater’s dedication ceremony preceded the debut of Edna Hill’s spring production of “The Music Man.” Schneider proudly announced during the ceremony that the play was sold out for the debut performance, a testament of the Brentwood community’s support of the arts. Mayor Bob Taylor, who delivered a proclamation, said Brentwood is lucky to have the new facility and he looks forward to seeing the theater utilized by the students and the entire Brentwood community. “What a facility, eh?”

Taylor said. “When you walk out of here, you feel really good. The memories of plays, the memories of laughter, the joy we experience at graduation – when the ceremony is held inside because of rain – you’ve got a whole lifetime of wondrous events, wondrous memories.” To get the theater warmed up for the night’s big show, the dedication ceremony featured performances by the Edna Hill Band, and Edna Hill’s a cappella group Throw Back. Schneider said he’s looking forward to

improving the Edna Hill drama program now that the school has the new theater. He plans to use the new technology to try new things and put on bigger and better performances. “This is way more than I could have ever imagined.” Edna Hill’s production of “The Music Man” wraps up this weekend. Tonight’s performance, May 14, takes place at 7 p.m. The curtain goes up on Saturday’s shows at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Now is the time – ‘Yes’ on Measure F Stroll down the freezer aisle of your favorite grocery store and you’ll find a classic dessert known as Neapolitan ice cream. Traditionally, it contains three flavors in equal measure – chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. Everyone has a favorite. Some love chocolate, are just OK with vanilla, and don’t care for strawberry. Nonetheless, all three are there, and the treat has been popular since the 19th century. So it is with Measure F. Parts DITORIAL of the measure are desirable, others less so, but as a whole the package fits well with today’s world of compromise solutions: there is something there for everyone. Proponents of Measure F, though, have been accused of selling their box of Neapolitan by claiming it contains chocolate – true enough, but only part of the story. Likewise, opponents have only been touting that it contains strawberry. The truth, as usual, is like the vanilla: it’s in the middle. Lately, the debate over Measure F has degenerated to the point where voters might well make their decisions based not on the merits of the measure, but on the tactics employed by the various campaigners. This is no way to decide an issue as important as Measure F. The measure could result in up to 1,300 homes and thousands of additional people and vehicles, but it is also the only way critical problems can be addressed in anything close to a timely fashion. For that reason The Press urges a Yes vote on Measure F. The traffic situation at American Avenue is a serious safety problem. After officials thoroughly examined possible solutions in 2008, it became clear that a permanent fix required that the urban limit line (ULL) be moved to allow extension of the road back to Balfour Road. Paying for the road – along with the widening of Balfour to four lanes in

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that area – will cost $27 million. Unfortunately, there’s nowhere for that money to come from but development fees. Opponents point out that there’s already a plan for the area: the city’s General Plan. It provides for only 579 homes, not the 1,300 included in Measure F. But when the General Plan was adopted, it also did not include a high school and a middle school right next to each other in the area, and the plan had to be changed to accommodate them. (The city has no authority over the placement of schools.) The proper access roads to the schools were subsequently made impossible when, in 2004, the ULL was changed and development next to the schools was prevented. Measure F reverses that, allowing the road to be built – and providing the means to pay for it. The General Plan also calls for Balfour Road to be a major arterial of at least four lanes in that area. Development in both Antioch and Brentwood had already occurred based on the earlier position of the ULL, making it a foregone conclusion that in order to complete already-begun improvements the Measure F area would some day be developed. Measure F also makes sense from a regional standpoint. The land forms the base of a peninsula of marginal agricultural land sandwiched between two growing cities. Although it is along the border of development, the area amounts to infill, and even the tenets of smart growth say it will be built out. Another issue concerns who will be in control. The developers would, indeed, control how many houses are built and when, and the fees they pay would be locked in at today’s rates. But city officials would control design, layout and environmental reviews before anything is built. And, perhaps most importantly, they would have permanent control over the area once the project is complete.

LETTERS Glad to be in Brentwood Editor: We are writing to thank the many people of Brentwood who helped and supported our family through a difficult time. It has been six months ago today (as of this writing) that our daughter Kayla, along with two of her friends, Hilary Kendal-Fix and Steven Dubs, were taken from us in a tragic car accident. We have tried many times trying to write this letter and just as often it became too difficult

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to continue. But without the help of the people from our community it would truly have been overwhelming. We thank you … … Rick Lemyre and the Brentwood Press. Rick is more than a journalist; his daughter Stephanie and Kayla have grown up together. He has covered all of the theater and choir performances that both girls have been a part of. We can’t thank him enough for letting people know what was happening when we were unable to. … Clint Love and his staff at Bay Area Cremations for making this as easy and comforting as one could ask. Their professional and caring manner is to be commended. … Pastor Mike and Resurrection Ministries, along with the help of Kim and Rod Linn, for allowing us to hold Kayla’s Celebration of Life service at their facility. … Liberty High School’s Sue Stuart for the choir, and Summer Rodriguez with the Leadership group. … Annette and Doug Beckstrand for coordinating the meals that were showing up at our house, some brought by people we have never met. … Bart Schneider for including Kayla in a tribute at the Bill Bristow

Police services, park and landscaping maintenance and code enforcement would all be provided at the same standards provided to the rest of the city, which are widely acknowledged as some of the highest in the area. The “threat” proponents say is posed by Antioch is, in reality, marginal at most. That city is struggling to stay solvent, and is unlikely to be in a position to pursue the area any time soon. Furthermore, numerous administrative steps must be taken before that can happen, which would provide numerous opportunities for Brentwood to ward off any attempt. The concern that the Balfour plan would make the housing crisis worse is often cited, right alongside the contention that the developers stand to make millions from it. Clearly, both cannot happen. If the plan depresses property values, there is little money to be made. If there is little money in it, the project would not be built. It would be great if city officials could control the whole process, if there were fewer houses and if all of the open space in that area could remain that way forever. But to achieve that, we would have to give up a great opportunity to fix a major safety problem at our schools, and to help fund the completion of impacted roads. (In addition to Balfour improvements, the measure would provide $20 million for the Highway 4 Bypass.) We’ve waited a long time for this chance, and even if Measure F passes, it will be five more years before we can even begin to implement the solutions. The Press believes that now is the time to act. There’s no telling how long it will be until the next chance comes along. And even then, there’s no telling what it would look like when it arrives. We strongly encourage people to get out to the polls on June 8, and vote yes on Measure F. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

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Community Theater send-off. She loved that theater, as witnessed by the numerous times she signed the wall. … Donna and Jeff Pace, along with the Tobar/Pace clan, for all that you did from that first night, collecting and arranging pictures, music, slideshows and so much more without hesitation. … Mark and Terri Gravatte, who truly understand what it’s like, and know when you need a hug and when you need time alone. … For the drivers who patiently waited at the intersection of Balfour and Griffith while all those in the candlelight vigil crossed the street and made their way to our home to sing “What Would I Do Without My Music?” for our family. … Sandy, Joel and Olivia Castro, neighbors anyone would want to have, who were constantly at our side, as well as all of our neighbors. We came to Brentwood 24 years ago, a one-stoplight town back then, in part to start and raise a family here. Through the many changes that have and continue to occur, I can’t say how glad we are that we chose to live here. Thank You. Bob, Maureen and Alyssa Shepard Brentwood

Measure F earns mayoral stamp of approval Editor: After much forethought on the Measure F initiative, and after researching past history, I have found that this area of land has always been in Brentwood’s General Plan and sphere of influence. I have always pursued the point that the City of Brentwood should always protect all sides of our city, and I do believe that this area should be under the control of the City of Brentwood. I would like to also ensure that, if passed, this measure should provide a larger area, buffer zone, of open space versus development than it currently does. Additionally, I do not wish to have development on the ridgelines affecting the views of our beautiful hills and mountains. Transparency should be a key element on both sides of Measure F, as the citizens of Brentwood exercise their democratic right to vote pro or con on this initiative that has qualified for the June ballot. It should be noted that the extending of American Avenue and the widening of Balfour Road will occur years into the future. For the benefit of all Brentwood see Letters page 17A


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Letters from page 16A residents, these improvements would need to be fast-tracked and accomplished in a more timely fashion as development moves forward. These views being stated, the Mayor of Brentwood supports Measure F on the June ballot. Mayor Robert (Bob) Taylor

Look past the rhetoric Editor: The Danvillians Are Coming! A paraphrased old movie quote I used back in 1983 as a response to the fear tactics being used by those who wanted a City of San Ramon. Today, Measure F backers have also employed a political tactic by using fear in an attempt to influence our opinions and actions at the ballot box. According to them, a Yes vote is the only way to stop Antioch from taking over this parcel of land and will “stop the bloodshed” at Heritage and Adams Schools by completing the extension of American Avenue. However, when you look past all the rhetoric, you quickly see this measure is not the fairytale marriage of Kinkade-type cottages and acres of beautifully manicured hillsides and parks, or the idyllic landscape of children skipping to school alongside parents cruising down Fantasy Drive (American Avenue) as if it were the yellow brink road. I will just say this: if you have a child who is currently attending Adams Middle School, when that child graduates from Heritage High School, American Avenue will look no different than it does today. Just listen to what Measure F’s supporters say: Lee Hancock, developer/owner of Measure F land: “Fact: A reasonable timeline is that it will take five or more years to get approvals from the city. Shadow Lakes took 10 years to build the first house.” There is also a condition in the measure that permits development to be stalled for up to 10 years, with an automatic renewal for another 10 years. And when housing is not built, all of the “income” for road extensions, paramedic services, parks, schools, job training, police protection, Highway 4 Bypass improvements, cannot be collected from Fantasyland. Why then, are they in such a hurry to pass this measure if development is years or perhaps decades away?

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Because this measure is just a deception to get the voters to approve a general plan amendment that will allow them to double the number of homes for that area and build what they want, when they want, whenever that would be convenient and lucrative for them, with the added bonus of a little input from its residents. This development proposal also ties the city’s hands and permits building on lots as small as 2,000 square feet, and three stories tall; some set aside for low-income apartment housing. I would think nearby residents would benefit from a type of neighborhood planning more comparable with their current landscape that would ultimately improve, rather than reduce, their own property values. The developers owe it to the residents of Brentwood to return with a proposal that adheres to the General Plan, mandates specific time frames for the completion and improvements of existing roadways, and most important, provides 100-percent input from every Brentwood citizen. Measure F does not even meet these basic standards. We currently have the power to control the future of Brentwood. Don’t vote it away. Vote No on Measure F. Al Del Grande Brentwood

History a key to understanding F Editor: There seems to be a lot of misunderstanding of Measure F. A little history should help in making an intelligent decision. The city has had the property in question in its sphere of influence for years. In fact, when the land was purchased for Adams and Heritage schools, the city not only extended the utilities there, but also oversized for planned future development with the understanding the cost would be reimbursed by the developer. In fact, how many are aware that Roddy Ranch Golf Course is irrigated from the city’s wastewater treatment plant? The pipe was extended and paid for by the developers of the ranch at Deer Valley Road at the end of Balfour Road. Why did the city encourage development to the west? The land in question is not pristine, but marginal farmland and the city wanted to take development pressure off the pristine farmland to the east.

The Board of Supervisors in 2000 redrew the urban limit line knowing that the school sites were purchased and would be developed. The action by the board created dangerous road conditions in that area because the schools were landlocked and the circulation plans had to be scrapped. This also created another situation: the city’s desire to save the prime farmland to the east of Brentwood by developing the western corridor forced developers to go to the unincorporated area in the west, thus allowing rampant growth in the highproduction farmland east of Brentwood near Discovery Bay. After the urban limit line fiasco, the citizens of Antioch, Pittsburg and San Ramon voted to move their urban limit line back to where it was before the Supervisors’ “land grab.” Some people are insinuating that the supporters of Measure F are using scare tactics that Antioch may build in that area if our citizens don’t vote for Measure F. If you look at a map, you’ll see that the Antioch Roddy Ranch property is right up to the property in question. I encourage everyone to read the letter to the editor “Consequences of Measure F results” by LAFCO in the May 7 issue of the Brentwood Press. LAFCO is the agency that approves or disapproves all annexations in the county. This is not a scare tactic by supporters of F, but a strong possibility that Antioch could someday annex that property. If Measure F passes, Brentwood citizens will have control of that area for the planning process. So ask yourself: will the land in question be developed in the future by Antioch if Measure F loses (refer to LAFCO)? Then ask yourself this question: who do you think would do a better plan and demand more amenities from a developer, Antioch or Brentwood? Vote yes on Measure F. Barbara Guise former Mayor of Brentwood

Slick mailers Editor: Measure F doesn’t pass the smell test. In the past weeks we have been inundated with slick color mailers, phone calls, and door-to-door campaigners pushing the plan. If one spends the time studying the issue, it will bring to mind

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the old Watergate Era expression “Simply follow the money.” The Contra Costa Times put it quite succinctly: “Disingenuous initiative would expand the community’s urban limit line with the misleading promise that local residents would be given more control over the future of their city.” Don’t be hoodwinked. Vote “no” on F. J.F. Scott MacLeod Brentwood

Land between two cities Editor: I read with interest the recent letter of my colleagues Helen Allen and Rob Schroder. I am fortunate to serve with them on the Local Agency Formation Commission. We have worked together for many years to try and make the right decisions about boundary changes and annexations. In terms of the issues their letter raised, I couldn’t agree with them more. Like Helen and Rob, I too feel that it is imperative that we at LAFCO respect the will of the people. It has been our long-term policy to honor voter-approved urban limit lines when deciding if and where a particular site should be annexed to one city or another. Disputes arise among cities regularly. We’ve also had to decide between a given city and the unincorporated county area. These disagreements can be intense. However, we strive to consider all available information in order to make an equitable decision. We generally do not annex land that is agriculturally highly productive. We also try to avoid “leap frog” annexations. However, in locations that are already between two cities and not of prime agricultural value, our LAFCO has normally been supportive of annexing such territory to a city. This is true as we are also obligated to support orderly development. As a proud resident of East County, I am very familiar with the land involved in Measure F and the problems with Balfour Road and American Avenue. While I have not taken a position on Measure F, I did want to provide input to the people of Brentwood as they make their decision. Dwight Meadows LAFCO Commissioner see Letters page 18A


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Letters from page 17A Don’t listen to maligners Editor: Measures and initiatives are complicated and difficult to completely understand. I think I am like a lot of voters who read to get facts while also depending on community leaders’ opinion. These are the leaders we have voted into office and work hard for our benefit. Measure F has community leaders’ support. Look at the past and present leaders supporting Measure F. Measure F proponents include Brentwood mayors, planners, council persons, educators, business leaders and just plain good people. My voter experience also tells me that when a group can’t be successful on their own merits, they will do as the opponents of Measure F are doing and attack the character of those who risk being leaders. How dare this group of Measure F opponents, who have an opportunity to live in Brentwood with all of the amenities Brentwood planning leadership has provided. Attacks on past Mayor Swisher and Council Lady Beckstrand of conflict of interest are unfounded lies. They continue the attack on councilmen Becnel and Brockman and accuse school board member Emil Geddes of being a landowner in this area. They claim Councilman Erick Stonebarger has been bought off because of his efforts to help out the new fire district with a paramedic fireman. They accuse local Discovery Bay resident Lee

Hancock, the man who has property to improve American Avenue for the safety of kids, of being an out-of-town landgrabber. They include longtime property owners Sean McCauley and Mark Harris, who also enjoy their private property for up to 40 years as rich land-grabbers. It is time that more of us stand up and stop this kind of dirty, unfounded politics. The best way to stand up is let them know you will not tolerate these kinds of politics and refuse to support their negative “No” efforts. Our past and present leaders know our community needs more jobs, needs to support our police and fire district, they know we need to take every effort to make our schools safe, that our kids need more sports area and most importantly, we need to have Brentwood continue control of its own future. Don’t listen to those who only malign the character of good people and good programs as their way to convince you to say no. These tactics are used to distract and confuse voters for the facts these good people and their leadership has and will continue to provide. Vote Yes on Measure F. Ray Marchio Brentwood

Supervisor comments Editor: I realize sensitive and emotional local issues like Brentwood’s Measure F bring lots of opinions to the table, but I was surprised to see one in particular.

First, let me say that I admire and respect our county’s Superintendent of Education Dr. Joe Ovick and his service to our county’s education system. However, his letter of May 7 was incorrect about Measure F. First, Dr. Ovick states that the Highway 4 Bypass is “funded incrementally with federal dollars.” Actually, the Bypass is funded entirely with local dollars collected solely on new construction as mitigation. Of the $216 million that have been spent, 88 percent has come from development impact fees and 12 percent from the half-cent countywide sales tax measure. If Measure F passes and development occurs, an additional $20 million will go to the Bypass project. There is no other source of money for this critical element of local infrastructure. Secondly, Dr. Ovick states that “Children and families can be made safe with the expansion of American Avenue without 1,300 new homes.” The reality is that the cost for American Avenue and the widening of Balfour is about $27 million. After bringing the Brentwood Union School District, City of Brentwood and county staff to the table to identify and implement interim safety measures, I can clearly state that none of these agencies has these resources or they would have already been utilized. Thirdly, Dr. Ovick misunderstands the 5-percent role that Brentwood’s voters play in the countywide urban limit line. If Measure F passes, Brentwood’s voters would achieve 100-percent local control

of their local Urban Limit Line instead of the 5 percent with the countywide ULL measure. This 100 percent provides Brentwood the same power and local control that Antioch and Pittsburg have over their local growth boundaries. It’s all about local control. I encourage and appreciate an open and honest debate relative to the merits of this proposal and I support the residents of Brentwood in identifying their own land use destiny. However, the facts remain the facts. Mary Nejedly Piepho Contra Costa Supervisor, District III

Quality of life impacted Editor: Today as I drive west down Balfour around 4 p.m., I can’t help but wonder what the impact of adding 1,300 homes will do to our city streets. It is practically bumper-to-bumper right now, with no homes or construction traffic. The homes that back up to Balfour will feel the rumble of truck traffic shake their homes. Those same trucks and increased traffic will create more dust and diesel pollution in the air. Those homeowners’ quality of life will be severely impacted, as well as all residents who live in the area. This will last for at least five to 10 years until the project is built out. This whole campaign by the developer has been shady from the start. Not once in my contact with their campaign see Letters page 20A


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And the Scam Goes On Loan Modifications by Joan Grimes, Esq. In every scam, the victim must be desperate. They must “believe” they are going to miss out or possibly die without the product or service. It doesn’t matter what the product or service is although sex, money and death are big sellers. The mortgage scam was no different. It brought the promise of the American Dream of Homeownership through no money down, interest only or option arm loans. The loan modification scam is a continuation of mortgage scam. The victim is still desperate, but now they are desperate not to lose the “American Dream.” It is now the promise of a lower fixed monthly payment and a principal reduction. Most loan modifications are scams because they do not give meaningful modification of the loan. Rather, they are elaborate games of hide the ball. Get the borrowers to start making “trial” payments and then repeatedly ask for documentation and then lose it/misplace it/move the account to a different person. These are really just “Hope” modifications. Nothing concrete, just the hope of something in the future like a Hail Mary pass with 30 seconds left in the game. The lenders know that if the borrower keeps making “trial” payments and “updating” their paperwork, they will have one less property on their books, will have time to negotiate with their mortgage insurance company, investors and in some instances investigate the borrowers to see if there has been any irregularities in the loan process. The truth is that few people get a meaningful modification. The best we have seen is the accrued interest write down by Wells Fargo Bank on the World Savings Pick-a-Payment loans. I am sure that there will be a few modifications with 40-50% write down of principal, but as an attorney who represented banks for 20 years, they are only going to do it if they made a mistake and are required to make the modification. They didn’t get rich by giving away money. Most loan modification programs are scams because there is no up front approval or denial of the modification. The borrower submits financial information and begins trial payments not knowing if they will be approved or denied for many months or years. In the meantime, every month their credit score is being reduced because they are not paying “as agreed.” The fact is that property valuation and income/debt ratio analysis is a secret and is never disclosed. The borrower has no ability to determine why they have been denied for the modification. What should they do?

In order to reduce their anxiety, I ask them to work through a simple 3 step process to see if any loan modification really makes sense. Step 1- What are the terms of the loan modification? There are many types of loan modification/forbearances being offered by lenders. Is the modification just putting the late payments at the back end or is there an actual reduction of interest rate or principal balance? Step 2- Can you pay off the principal balance? A good rule of thumb is that a borrower can payoff 2-2.5 times their gross household income in a home loan over the course of their working life and goes on vacation and have a child or two. Therefore, if a family’s average gross household income is $100,000, they should not have a home loan which exceeds $250,000. This is assuming a 30 year fixed loan. If a borrower has less than 30 years remaining work time, the amount should be reduced accordingly. If you determine that you are never going to “own” this property, is this the best use of your money? Step 3- Is the loan modification payment less than I would pay in rent? Assuming, the above calculation shows that you will not be able to pay off the balance of the loan over the course of your remaining work career, is the loan modification payment still less than I would pay in rent? Depending on where you live, the loan modification payment together with property taxes, insurance and maintenance costs may still be less than rent you would pay in your immediate area. Most loan modifications programs make no sense for borrowers. There will be no principal reduction or long term payment reduction. It is a temporary band-aid. If you are in a trial modification, I urge to consider whether this is in your best interest. The lenders have no problem doing what is in their best interest and you should not either. *THIS INFORMATION IS NOT PROVIDED AS LEGAL ADVICE AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UP IN MAKING ANY DECISION REGARDING A VOLUNTARY DEFAULT, SHORT SALE, FORECLOSURE OR BANKRUPTCY. THIS INFORMATION IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR OBTAINING TAX & LEGAL ADVICE REGARDING AN INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. © 2010 Joan Grimes Law Office of Joan Grimes, 8660 Brentwood Blvd, Suite B, Brentwood, California (925) 323-7772 – Advertisement

have they ever mentioned 1,300 homes in their petition, phone poll, and glossy mailers with farmland in the background. Why don’t they just come out and say they want to develop the land and build 1,300 homes? Because they know it would be an uphill battle. Just say no to their empty promises. On June 8, vote no on Measure F. Robert Schriver Brentwood

To follow the facts, follow the money Editor: The media loves an election year. Not only do they get tons of political rhetoric to fill their pages and airways, they also get tons of ad revenue to fill their coffers. However, tons of ad revenue generate a major problem in America today. Using huge amounts of money to buy election results is becoming a cancer on our society. From the wealthy woman trying to buy her way into the governor’s office to our own humble Measure F. Corporations, wealthy individuals, and people with a vested interest in a result pour money into slick, usually not truthful advertising to get the results they desire. Voters get bought and the public gets screwed. Take Measure F as an example. Last week the Press published an opinion piece in which the writer, Mr. Lee Hancock, stated 10 “facts” as to why we should vote in favor of F. According to Webster’s

dictionary, a fact is something that is the truth. Apparently Mr. Hancock didn’t know that, since his “facts” were all supposition and personal opinion dressed up to look as if they were true. With Measure F, Prop 16, and any other initiatives on the upcoming ballot, we voters need to know who or what is pushing a yes or no vote. The best way to learn this is to look long and hard at where the money is coming from to support any position. Since Measure F does not require the widening of Balfour or the fixing of the school traffic problem before the housing is built, I think it is bad planning. Infrastructure first, housing after should be how these things are planned. Doing it any other way will just produce another Highway 4 Bypass debacle. Bill Sumner Brentwood

‘F’ advocates hurting their own cause Editor: I’ve been thinking about writing a letter to the editor ever since I signed that petition to put Measure F on the ballot. I have not written before, because there were plenty of people sharing their personal experiences regarding their encounter with the signature gatherers. After reading the guest comment by Lee Hancock, I am compelled to write this letter. I think if Mr. Lee and his representatives came to the public with the informasee Letters page 21A


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tion he laid out in the guest comment, he and his colleagues would have more support for Measure F. What Mr. Lee and his colleagues don’t understand is people are turned off by the deceptive tactics their hired signature gatherers used to get people to sign the petition. I was doing yard work in the front yard when a high school student approached me and said, “We’re collecting signatures to save Brentwood from Section 8 Housing. Antioch is going to build Section 8 housing by Deer Valley Road if we don’t get the signatures we need to put this on the ballot. Oh, yeah, it will widen American Avenue and help with traffic on Balfour Road, too.”

I took the clipboard and started to read the petition. I was deeply irritated by the fact that it was for a plan to build 1,300 more homes! I signed the petition anyway, because the thought of having an “out” on American Avenue sounded very good (despite the misrepresentation) and I wanted to get back to planting my flowers. After I had time to think about the tactic the student used to get me to sign the petition, I was really angry. I wished I had not signed that petition. This is the main reason why there’s so much opposition toward Measure F. People feel duped into signing the petitions. I consider myself a “pro-growth” person, but I will vote “No” on Measure F.

The tactics used to get people to sign the petition was dishonest and sleazy, in my opinion. My son has a friend who has been hired to knock on doors for Measure F (and petition signature gathering earlier). He told my son they’ve been given a script to use when people answer the door. They have specific “buzz words” they’re supposed to say to get people to support Measure F. The latest report I got from my son is that his friend’s been placing “Vote Yes! On Measure F” signs on people’s lawns without permission! Someone wrote a letter to the editor a few weeks ago expressing how hopeful she felt to see a young man participating in the govern-

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ment (or something to the effect). These people are paid $10 per hour to go out and canvas the neighborhoods. They are not volunteers. They’re using tactics that are deplorable. If they’re not being told to do these shameful acts, their supervisors should have trained them better. Both sides are pointing fingers at each other for being misleading. As the saying goes, “the truth is somewhere in the middle.” The fact is: if the developers had been honest, trained their representatives well and not used fear to get people to sign those petitions, we wouldn’t have this controversy right now. Lai Woudstra Brentwood


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Wastewater from page 1A service area within the urban limit line, with the exception of the Cinquini property on the east side of town, and the parcel on the south side of Highway 4, which is owned by the Mormon Church. “The thinking (behind excluding the two properties) is that projects that are that big would eventually require their own master plan if they come to fruition,” said Discovery Bay General Manager Virgil Koehne. Another reason for the updated plan is to allow the town to keep up with the fluctuating state water regulations. “Current regulations are constantly changing, and the parameters are getting tighter and tighter,” said Koehne. “And we have to comply with them, so we want to make sure that we still have the capacity to bring in what we thought we had and still meet regulations.” The original wastewater master plan was based on estimations of flow and characteristics such as the percentage of solids versus liquids. But with arrival of more energy-efficient homes such as those in Discovery Bay West – homes equipped with flow-restrictive showers and toilets – the parameters of the town’s wastewater needs have changed. “What’s happened is that the newer homes are giving us less liquid and more

Goodbye from page 1A cal community events and fundraisers, and the voice of Liberty High School football games in the late 1990s. Green also ran for the Oakley City Council and was responsible for naming the now-famous Brentwood CornFest. Longtime friend Annette Beckstrand first met Green in 1995, when she did some freelance reporting for the Brentwood Bee. Her eventual passion for local politics began with her coverage of the Brentwood City Council. “Everything I am (professionally) and everything I’ve done in Brentwood, I owe to Harry,” said Beckstrand. “Harry was the beginning of everything and anything that became im-

solids and as a result it takes more time to process,” said Koehne. “And we believe that we can’t commit to what we (originally) said we could when the district was formed in terms of capacity. So the new plan will tell us what we will need in order to meet our commitments for future growth.” Major sections to be highlighted in the proposed plan will include: • Existing and future land use. • Collection system pump stations. • Wastewater flows and loads. • Overview of wastewater treatment plant. • Plant hydraulic capacity analysis. • Waste discharge and treatment requirements. • Influent pump station. • Headworks. • Secondary treatment facilities. • Filter lift station. • Tertiary filtration. • UV disinfection. • Salinity reduction. • Emergency storage. • Solids handling. • SADA system. • Summary of future improvements. • Draft master plan production. • Master plan reviews and meetings. The completion of the master plan is expected to take approximately six months. A copy of the scope of the work can be viewed at the town offices.

portant to us in Brentwood. He was my example that no one is ever too small or insignificant to help.” For Green, it was always about family and community. “Every time I turned around, Harry was doing something to help,” added Beckstrand. “Whether it was food, or to make a phone call to someone who might be in a position to help someone else – that was the Harry I knew and loved, and the Harry I will miss.” “Harry loved his family; he loved everyone,” said Cindy. “He would want to be remembered for all the good he has done in the community over the past 20 years. He loved his town.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

SIMPSON Lance Cpl. Joshua Simpson received a noisy welcome home to Oakley last week. About two-dozen motorcycle-mounted patriots from the Warrior Watch Riders, Lafayette Flag Brigade, American Legion Riders and Dirty Dogs, three Oakley police squad cars, ECCFPD Engine 93, along with family, friends and neighbors, surprised Simpson at dinner at the Black Bear Diner and escorted him across town to his home, where other neighbors, roused by the roar of the bikes, blaring car horns and the emergency vehicles’ sirens, joined

in the celebration. The Liberty High School graduate is serving with Marine Air Control Squadron-2 as a basic engineer electrical equipment systems tech. He was stationed at Camp Leatherneck in the Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The Warrior Watch Riders want to hear about returning service members to whom they can provide a well-deserved welcome home. If you know one coming home from anywhere (it needn’t be the Middle East), contact Spike at 925-6282201, e-mail spiker592000@yahoo.com or visit www.warriorswatch.org.

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 09-04656 Loan No.: 1002529687 A.P.N.: 072-390-169 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 7/5/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor: ROBERT M. ANDERSON, AN UNMARRIED MAN Duly Appointed Trustee: Atlantic & Pacific Foreclo-

sure Services, LLC Recorded 7/8/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0250630-00 in book , page and rerecorded on - as - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Described as follows: PARCEL ONE: LOT 161, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 7275, FILED AUGUST 14, 1992, IN MAP BOOK 363, AT PAGE 23, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. EXCEPTING THEREFROM: 1. THE RIGHTS RESERVED IN THE DEED FROM MARY HINES, ET AL, RECORDED AUGUST 12, 1964, BOOK 4680, OFFICIAL RECORDS, PAGE 338, AS TO THAT PORTION LYING WITHIN SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 2 EAST, MT. DIABLO BASE AND MERIDIAN, AS FOLLOWS: “AN UNDIVIDED 1/2 INTEREST IN AND TO ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GASOLINE, AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES BELOW A POINT 500 FEET BELOW THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT TO TAKE, REMOVE, MINE, PASS THROUGH AND DISPOSE OF ALL SAID OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GASOLINE AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES, BUT WITHOUT ANY RIGHT WHATSOEVER TO ENTER UPON THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND OR UPON ANY PART OF SAID LAND WITHIN 500 FEET THEREOF.” 2. THE RIGHTS RESERVED IN THE DEED FROM MARY M. HINES, ET AL, RECORDED OCTOBER 5, 1977, BOOK 8536, PAGE 172, AS TO THAT PORTION LYING WITHIN SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 2 EAST, MOUNT DIABLO BASE AND MERIDIAN, AS FOLLOWS: “ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GASOLINE AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES BELOW A POINT 500 FEET BELOW THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND TOGETHER

WITH THE RIGHT TO TAKE, REMOVE, MINE, PASS THROUGH AND DISPOSE OF ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GASOLINE AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND MINERAL SUBSTANCES, BUT WITHOUT ANY RIGHT WHATSOEVER TO ENTER UPON THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND.” PARCEL TWO: A PORTION OF PARCEL “B”, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 7275, FILED AUGUST 14, 1992, IN MAP BOOK 363, AT PAGE 23, OF CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A SOUTHERN CORNER OF SAID PARCEL “B” BEING ALSO THE MOST WESTERN CORNER OF LOT 161 AS SAID LOT IS SHOWN AND SO DESIGNATED ON SAID MAP (363M23); THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING, NORTHERLY ALONG THE WESTERN LINE OF SAID LOT 161, BEING ALSO AN EASTERN LINE OF SAID PARCEL “B”, NORTH 21º39’ 38” EAST, 48.23 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID EASTERN LINE AT RIGHT ANGLE NORTH 68º20’ 22” WEST, 5.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WESTERN LINE OF SAID PARCEL “B”; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID WESTERN LINE THE FOLLOWING TWO COURSES: SOUTH 21ºï€ 39’ 38” WEST, 35 FEET THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF A TANGENT 20 FOOT RADIUS CURVE TO THE LEFT THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 41º24’ 34” AN ARC DISTANCE OF 14.45 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Date of Sale: 6/10/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $397,376.85 (Estimated) Street Address or other common designation of real property: 1801 CRATER PEAK WAY ANTIOCH, California 94531-000

A.P.N.: 072-390-169 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a Final Order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE.

ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Date: 05/13/2010 Atlantic & Pacific Foreclosure Services, LLC 1610 E. Saint Andrew Pl., Suite 150F Santa Ana, CA 92705 Automated Sale Information: 714-730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com for NON-SALE information: 888-313-1969 Tai Alailima, Manager ASAP# 3565179 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Antioch Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

BERLY MARIE CHETCUTI, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP, AS TO AN UNDIVIDED ONE-THIRD INTEREST, as Trustor, JOHN L. WILLIAMS, TRUSTEE FOR THE JOHN L. WILLIAMS, INC., PROFIT SHARING PLAN, AS TO AN UNDIVIDED 100,000/232,000 INTEREST; PML FINANCIAL INC., AS TO AN UNDIVIDED 75,000/232,000 INTEREST; JOSEPH F. PICKERING, TRUSTEE FOR THE JOSEPH F. PICKERING, A SOLE PROPRIETOR PROFIT SHARING PLAN AND TRUST, AS TO AN UNDIVIDED 57,000/232,000 INTEREST, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction the trustor’s interest in the property described below, to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. The sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE

TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET), MARTINEZ, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $251,606.22(estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property purported as: 5012 RODEO CIR , ANTIOCH, CA 94531 APN Number: 053-321-006-8 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the undersigned, as mortgage loan servicer or as authorized agent for the mortgage loan servicer declares that: (1) it has not obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that was current and valid on the date the notice of sale was recorded; and, (2) the time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. DATE: 05-10-2010 FOR TRUSTEE’S SALES INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL 714-730-2727, OR VISIT WEBSITE: WWW.LPSASAP.COM PLM LENDER SERVICES, INC., AS TRUSTEE PLM LENDER SERVICES, INC., AGENT FOR OR AS SERVICING AGENT (408)370-4030 KELLY GRAHAM, FORECLOSURE TECHNICIAN PLM LENDER SERVICES, INC. IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ASAP# 3564957 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 200-058167 Loan No. Title Order No. AF9322 4377306 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 07-25-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 0604-2010 at 10:00 A.M., PLM LENDER SERVICES, INC. as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 07-28-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 2006-0238167-00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: ROSE G. CHETCUTI, TRUSTEE OF THE CHETCUTI FAMILY BYPASS TRUST, AS TO AN UNDIVIDED ONE-THIRD INTEREST, SAMUEL M. CHETCUTI, A MARRIED MAN AS TO AN UNDIVIDED ONE-THIRD INTEREST AND BENNY CHETCUTI, JR. AND KIM-


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Freedom’s hydro-therapeutic diving by Dave Roberts Staff Writer The Freedom High invitational diving meet Saturday was nine parts aerial acrobatics by skilled athletes under pressure to qualify for the upcoming North Coast Section (NCS) championship meet and one part hydrotherapy for a few still struggling to take flight off of the low board. In the hydro-therapeutic portion of the meet, a diver stood on the end of the board, her back to the water as her teammates shouted encouragement. “You got it, come on,” said Coach Patrick McQuaid. “Dig deep. You’ve got this. Believe in yourself.” The diver stood there in halfconcentration and half-fear for 45 long seconds, then sprung off the board and did the requisite flip and tuck, nailing the dive. Her teammates shouted approval and McQuaid said, “Wooo! There you go!” as the judges held up their scores: 4, 5½, 5½, 5, 5. The best divers make the flips, tucks, somersaults and twist – all negotiated in about two seconds – look easy. But watching those who are still struggling – and the occasional belly flop from even the better divers – shows just how difficult it is to get good at one of the more graceful high school sporting events. Freedom’s Kirsten Hulsey won the meet and scored high enough to qualify

Freedom’s Alexia Paredes does a tuck dive at Saturday’s invitational meet.

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for the NCS meet on May 20, along with three other Falcons: Alexia Paredes, Kate Clark and Mikaila Lucido. While the Falcons are not one of the dominant diving teams in the Bay Valley Athletic League, they have come a long way, considering that they fielded only two divers on the team last season. McQuaid, a military vet who won the BVAL championship while diving for Deer Valley High in 2000, was asked

how his neophyte team has been able to improve so quickly. “A lot of them have a lot of natural talent,” he said. “Plus they work very, very hard when they are doing their dives. And they have been able to get their dives fairly quickly with a lot of determination and trust on both ends of the team. “They have gone above and beyond my expectations as a team. I consider this a rebuilding season. But it’s almost like

I’m taking the team to a championship. It makes me feel good to know that I’m doing my job as a coach and my girls are learning from my experiences and taking what I have to teach them to the next level and going above and beyond what I expected. I’m proud of every single one of them. They are all very special and extremely talented. They have made it a very fun and interesting season.” To comment, visit www.thepress.net.


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Freedom softball keeps rolling along by Michael Dixon Correspondent Freedom’s Jackie Zepeda (23) crosses the plate in triumph after slugging a threerun homer in a 9-1 victory over Liberty last week.

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throws us off a little bit with our timing – although three of the kids that came in ended up getting on base, and that’s good to see. It’s always good to play everyone and have everyone get an at-bat. So those things were positives.” Despite the convincing win, Jonas said there’s still room for improvement. “I think sometimes the natural tendency when you get up early is to kind of take your feet off the gas pedal a little bit, and we did that a little bit today,” he said. “I didn’t think that Maddie’s breaking stuff was a sharp as it has been. But overall, I think it’s a good game. I knew that we were going to be a little bit loose since were trying to do this thing for Haiti. We made at least $175, so

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we feel good about that. It was a good day overall.” Assessing the rest of the season, Jonas said, “I think it’s all a matter of how focused we are mentally. Are we going to teach them a bunch of new stuff ? Not now; not this late in the year. It just comes down to our focus. We’ve been pretty good at getting focused for the big games; we haven’t really had any emotional or mental letdowns. We’ve been beaten a couple of times but I can live with that, if we just get beat.” Freedom played at Heritage on Tuesday, May 11 and hosted Pittsburg on Thursday, May 13. The Falcons close out the regular season on Tuesday, May 18,

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The May 6 softball game between Freedom and Liberty was Freedom’s annual charity game – this year benefiting the Haitian earthquake relief fund. Instead of their traditional white and blue uniforms, the Falcons wore tie-dyed jerseys. The look was different but the result against the Lions was the same – Freedom completed a 3-0 season sweep of Liberty with a 9-1 victory. Liberty had a chance to strike early and get ahead when Victoria Bradshaw hit a lead off double off Madison Williams. After a wild pitch advanced Bradshaw to third and Christine Sibbitt walked and stole second, Williams had her back to the wall. But she ended the Liberty threat by striking out Devon Jamerson and getting Brooke Edwards to pop out. Freedom wasted no time taking the initiative and dominating the game. Kim Westlund led off the Falcon first with a walk and Priscilla Olmos reached on an infield single. After they were advanced on a sacrifice bunt, Jackie Zepeda smoked a three-run homer to straightaway center field, giving the Falcons a 3-0 lead – all the support Williams would need. The Falcons batted around in the fourth inning, scoring five runs and putting the game out of reach. They added one run in the sixth to close out the scoring. Williams went the full seven innings, allowing one unearned run on three hits, two walks and five strikeouts. Zepeda finished three for four with four RBIs, two runs scored, a stolen base and a triple. “Individually, I thought that there were some good performances,” said Freedom Manager Jeff Jonas. “I thought we played pretty solid. When you have substitutions on the fly like we had today, it

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Paragon of pitching he Oakland A’s Dallas Braden has nothing on the Brentwood PONY Baseball League’s Mets Kole Babo, who threw a complete seven-inning no-hitter last month. He faced 22 batters and struck out 12. Mets batters provided the run support to give the Mets a victory.

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Making it official Two more Heritage High School athletes have recently signed letters of intent. Mark Winthrop, a two-year varsity letterman named to this year’s All-BVAL First Team, will play basketball for Cul-

ver Stockton College in Canton. Mo. He is an NCS Scholar Athlete with a 3.67 GPA during the season. In addition, softball player Katee Willey will attend Idaho State.

After losing three starters from last year’s team, the Ajax United East Bay 97Girls competitive soccer team (formerly the Delta Xplosion) has started the new season with an impressive 5-0-1 record. After its remarkable 54-13-7 season last year – which included six tournament championships – Ajax United East Bay 97G claimed its first championship of the year at the Manteca International Spring Invitationals. It included a 6-1 victory against United Academy of Nevada, a 50 win over the hosting Manteca Rangers

and a 4-0 shutout of the Nevada Patriots of Reno. In the championship game against PAFC Synergy, the East Bay girls finally put a goal away with a minute left in the game to win the championship 1-0. The Ajax United East Bay 97Girls comprise players from Brentwood, Antioch and Oakley. Girls who turn 14 after Aug. 1 and are interested in playing competitive soccer are invited to call Ed at 415-794-2165. – Contributed by Ed Prieto


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D-Backs take two The Delta Diamondbacks 11U baseball team, comprising boys from Brentwood, Oakley and Antioch, have brought home championships in both of their two tournament appearances this season. In the Manteca A thru Z Baseball 11U Open, the No. 1 seeded D-Backs won a thrilling game against the River City Bandits. The D-Backs put together a threerun first inning, led by Ronnie Rivers’ triple, Abel Ordaz’s single, Brodie Garner’s double and Ryan Mucher’s single. Their four-run fourth inning featured hits by Connor Cunningham, Kevin Lonergan and Carlos Rodriguez. Rivers came in and shut down the Bandits’ late rally and the D-Backs held on for an 8-7 victory. In the championship game against the undefeated Continental Cobras, the

D-Backs trailed 6-3 in the top of the sixth inning – two outs away from defeat. But consecutive hits by Garner, Jason Gavello and Mucher brought them within one run of tying the game. After a strike out, a walk, and a balk to tie the game, Lonergan lined a two-out, 0-2 fastball into left field to drive in the game-winning runs and deliver the DBacks their first championship of the year. The D-Backs then traveled to Rancho Cordova for the St. Patrick’s Day Super Series tournament. The D-Backs got clutch RBI hits from Carlos Rodriguez and Mucher to take a 3-0 lead into the sixth, where Cunningham slammed the door shut for the 3-0 championship victory. To learn more about the D-Backs, visit www. deltadiamondbacks.com. – Contributed by Abel Ordaz

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Walkin’ the war on brain tumors On May 1, friends and family of Maggie Herger participated in the 16th annual Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk 2010, held in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Team Maggie, comprising residents of Brentwood and Discovery Bay, participated in honor of the 14-year-old brain tumor survivor who was diagnosed two years ago. Maggie cheered, sang and danced with her teammates throughout the 5k walk and was overwhelmed by the generous love and support from family and friends who helped make the team’s first year of participation a success. Mag-

gie also sends a big thank-you to Brentwood Embroidery for surprising the team with the donation of a big banner and logos for the sleeves of the team’s T-shirts. Team Maggie has raised more than $3,100 this year, and plans to recruit many more team members and raise many more donations for next year’s Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk, to be held May 7, 2011. The event, which drew 217 teams and 2,239 participants from the Bay Area, raised more than $560,000 for brain tumor research and patient services. – Contributed by Kay Partain


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Keep your kids safe from poisoning by Dr. Dikran Deragopian A poison is anything that you eat, breathe or touch that could cause illness or death. In the United States, a child is poisoned every 30 seconds, and 60 percent of those children are under the age of 6. Such children are curious by nature and attracted to colorful materials and packages. Most accidents involving poisons occur in the kitchen, bathroom or bedroom. One of the leading causes of death is the ingestion of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Household cleaners, carbon monoxide from cars left running or faulty gas heaters can also be fatal. Plants and cosmetics are commonly involved in poisonings. Poison-proof your house. Tour your home, determine which substances might be poisonous and carefully lock them away. Do not transfer potentially poisonous materials to unlabeled containers or food containers such as milk bottles. Instruct the older children about the dangers of swallowing unknown or non-food substances. It’s not uncommon for them to feed poisonous substances to their younger brothers and sisters during “playing doctor” or “playing house” games. Make your babysitter aware of potential problems, and a poison control center’s phone number. Store food and household chemicals

in separate areas. Most poisonings occur when the product is in use, so take the young child with you to answer the phone or doorbell. Many poisonings occur when your daily routine is interrupted and at meal times. Be extra cautious during these times. Keep all medicines out of sight and out of reach. Don’t call medicine candy. Consider vitamins as medicine. Household plants can be poisonous. Call your local poison control center and request a list of poisonous and non-poisonous plants. If poisoning does occur, remain calm! Call the poison control center. The local number can be found on the inside cover of the white pages phone book and should be kept at each phone. The center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and there is no charge for its professional emergency advice. If possible, have the following information available for the poison control specialist: • Child’s condition, age and weight. • Name of product and/or ingredients. • How much of the product was taken. • Time poisoning occurred. The poison control center will tell you what to do next. You can get additional information on poison prevention that can save a life, plus a checklist for a poison-proof home, at www.aapcc.org. – Courtesy of DentalSenders

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There are two types of conditions that commonly pinch nerves, which generally occur at different times of life – those with a herniated disk (younger > older patients) and those with arthritis (older > younger patients). A combination of the two conditions producing the pinching effect on the nerve can also occur making the diagnosis process a little trickier. The following diagram helps explain these conditions: The nerves exit the spine through holes that can be narrowed if the jelly central part of the disk herniates outward and into the nerve pushing it against the bone that makes up the hole through which it exits the spine. A “bone spur” (as shown in the diagram to the left, coming off the left facet joint) pushing into the nerve or the thickening of the ligaments that run inside the spinal canal (eg., ligamentum flavum) can also crowd these sensitive nerve structures and cause similar symptoms.

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Tardy driver wins by Jack Menges Correspondent Tom Laliberte wasn’t able to make it to his heat race in the Wingless Sprints at the Antioch Speedway the past weekend. As a result of missing the heat, he was required to start last in the main event. That didn’t seem to faze the hardcharging sprint car driver, as he passed all the rest of the field to win the 20-lap feature race. John Gerber took second and Billy Macedo picked up third money in the 15-racer lineup. Laliberte has been battling for the point lead in the wingless sprints, and the victory should help his cause. Another driver who shone on the four-division program was Travis Dutra in the Mini Trucks. He started off by winning

his heat, which advanced him to the trophy dash. He took the checkered flag and made it three-for-three with a Main Event triumph. Wingless Sprints: Heat Winners – David Press and Don Gonderman; Main Event – Tom Laliberte, John Gerber and Billy Macedo. Dwarf Cars: Heat Winners – Tony Carmignani and Ricardo Rivera; Main Event – Rivera, Ed Johnson and Nick Squatritto. Mini Trucks: Heat Winners – Travis Dutra and Jon Haney; Trophy Dash – Dutra; Main Event – Dutra, Tom Brown and Haney. Super Stocks: Heat Winner – Mike Gustafson; Main Event – Fred Ryland, Mitch Machado and Larry Damitz.

Heritage hoop camp The Heritage High School boys basketball program is holding its sixth annual Basketball Camp for players in grades three through eight. The camp runs June 7 to 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the school’s campus. The camp, which emphasizes fundamentals and fun, is directed and taught by Heritage Head Coach Pat Cruickshank, JV Coach Dave Winthrop, and players from this year’s Patriot basketball teams.

Each camper receives individual and smallgroup instruction on all phases of the game, including sportsmanship and teamwork. The fee is $100, which includes a Heritage Basketball Camp T-Shirt. The camp is one of the Heritage basketball program’s major fundraisers of the year. For more information or to obtain a flyer, call Coach Cruickshank at 925634-0037, ext. 6090 or e-mail cruicksh@ libertyuhsd.k12.ca.us.

Falcons from page 1B stepped up. That game was the whole team effort. That’s what made me proud.” Alexander, asked at the beginning of the season what he expects in this rebuilding year after winning the BVAL and NCS championships last year, said, “I’m hoping for a league championship. I don’t think anything less. I think we’ve got a group of guys that if they come together, I think we can do some damage. The whole thing is being able to gel as a team. We’re young; we’re going to make our mistakes. But, hopefully, we’ll learn from them and can get better.” The season’s not over, but it doesn’t look like Freedom will repeat as champs this year. Asked last week to reassess how the season has gone, Alexander said, “The season is going exactly like I planned, exactly like I thought it was going to. We were going to take our lumps, and knew we were going to struggle in the beginning and make some mistakes that they are not

Blast from page 1B Jones added a head’s-up defensive play in the outfield to save the win. In the championship clash, Golling pitched a shutout while the Lady Blast banged out 13 hits in four innings, including a base-clearing three-run homer by Munson. The championship was played in the pouring rain and won by the Blast 9-0. In the Martinez tournament, Saturday began with a loss by the Blast, which then turned up the heat and posted three

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used to at the varsity level. But I knew we’d learn, we’d grow, and we are playing how I thought we were going to be playing.” So even if they don’t wear the NCS crown again this year, the Falcons have at least won the baseball equivalent of football’s Bell Game by sweeping Liberty – parallel to what Freedom’s football team accomplished this past season: despite only one victory all season, the Falcons won the prestigious Bell Game. “It is kind of nice,” said Alexander. “They are kind of our rival school, so yeah, it was nice.” Freedom played at Heritage Tuesday and hosted Pittsburg Thursday. It finishes out its season next week, hosting Deer Valley on Tuesday, May 18 and visiting Antioch on Thursday, May 20. Liberty hosted Deer Valley on Tuesday and visited Antioch on Thursday. The Lions are on the road May 18 at Pittsburg and conclude their season May 20 by hosting Heritage. To comment, visit www.thepress.net.

straight victories to earn another championship. Jones, Foisy and Golling pitched well in route to 5-3 and 8-4 wins, followed by another 9-0 final. The entire team played good defense. Kennedy George and Skym made great plays, and Foisy drove in the winning runs in the 5-3 victory over Napa Extreme. Tori Foster notched a key hit in the 8-4 victory over Napa Venom. Golling pitched a three-hitter and Jayme Angelo added a run-scoring double in the final game.


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Wine and chocolate star at Special fest The Special Kids Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Wine & Chocolate Festival at the Hanoum Estate in Oakley on May 22 from 5 to 9 p.m. This year’s event features fine wines from Bloomfield Vineyards, Tamayo Family Vineyards, Steven Kent Winery, LaRochelle, Camellia Cellars, Kaz Winery and Saviez Vineyards, as well as decadent chocolates from several chocolatiers, live music and

light hors d’oeuvres. An array of special baskets will be available at a silent auction, and a live auction will also be held. Admission is $50 and includes a souvenir wine glass. Additional tastings will be available for purchase. For additional information or ticket reservations, call 925-360-4672 or 925-6956062, or visit www.spkids.org.

Library seeks Summer Reading volunteers The Oakley Library is looking for enthusiastic and energetic teens to assist Contra Costa County Library staff with the Summer Reading Program. Volunteers will help prepare crafts, track supplies and prizes, explain the Summer Reading program to participants of all ages and assist with record keeping. Teens must possess verbal skill, be dependable and responsible, and must be entering eighth grade or above in the fall. Volunteering at the library is a good way to spend a few of your summer hours, interact with readers of all ages and contribute to your community library. Volunteers will be assigned to oneto-two-hour shifts per week from June 8

through August 23. All interested volunteers must fill out an application available at the library. A mandatory 30-minute orientation with parent or guardian present is required. Orientations at the Oakley Library can be scheduled on Saturday, May 15 between 10 a.m. and noon; Thursday, May 27 from 3 to 4 p.m. or 7 to 8 p.m. Call the Oakley Library at 925-625-2400 to sign up for an orientation time or to obtain more information. The Oakley Library is located in Freedom High School at 1050 Neroly Road. The library is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursdays from 2 to 9 p.m.; Fridays from 2 to 6 p.m.; and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The library is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Waterproof your summer Summer’s around the corner, and the New Lifeline Church, 4246 Empire Ave. in Oakley, is preparing to kick off the season with the annual Water Safety Day on Saturday, May 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free community event is designed to provide information and education about water safety and will include representatives from the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Services, U.S.

Coast Guard, East Contra Costa Fire District, Antioch Water Park and the American Red Cross. The event features free food, coloring books, whistles, sunscreen, water safety handouts and more. Free lifejackets will also be provided to the first 225 children up to age 5. The event is made possible through a grant from First Five of Contra Costa County. For more information, call 925963-9342.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Brentwood will, at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the normal course of business permits on May 25, 2010, hold a public hearing to consider the following matter: Consideration of a resolution certifying and approving the Negative Declaration and adopting the 2010/11 endash 2014/15 Capital Improvement Program. Said hearing will be held at the City Council Chambers, 101B Sand Creek Road, Brentwood, California. Further information may be obtained from City Hall, 708 Third Street, Brentwood, California 94513 (925) 516-5400. In any court challenge of City Council decisions, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Brentwood City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Dated: May 10, 2010 /s/- _____ ______________________ Margaret Wimberly, CMC City Clerk Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Date: May 14, 2010

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002399-00 The name of the business (es): APPOSITE; APPOSITE LOCK Located at: 40 Kingston Place In: Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Darin Polsley, 40 Kingston Place, Walnut Creek, CA 94597. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/ A. Signature of registrant: Darin Polsley This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 2, 2010 By: C. Garcia, Deputy Expires: April 2, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002653-00 The name of the business (es): Shepard Plumbing Located at: 2233 Trinity Drive In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Alan James Shepard, 2233 Trinity Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/ A. Signature of registrant: Alan James Shepard This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 13, 2010 By: Liz Gutierrez, Deputy Expires: April 13, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish Dates: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002662-00 The name of the business (es): ENOS FAMILY FARMS Located at: 1850 Walnut Boulevard In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Mailing: P.O. Box 2131, Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Ronald Martin Enos, 1656 Chatham Place, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Ronald Martin Enos This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 13, 2010 By: Liz Gutierrez, Deputy Expires: April 13, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003226-00 The name of the business (es): ON THE SIDE ELECTRIC Located at: 330 SHERWOOD DRIVE In: BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MICHAEL DAVID LUEVANO, 330 SHERWOOD DRIVE, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 08/83. Signature of registrant: MICHAEL D. LUEVANO This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: May 3, 2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: May 3, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003285-00 The name of the business (es): Advanced Engineering Located at: 201 Sand Creek Road, Suite L, In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): DP Advanced Engineering, Inc., 201 Sand Creek Road, Suite L, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 5/4/10. Signature of registrant: Gabriel O. Dal Porto, President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: May 4, 2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: May 4, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002135-00 The name of the business (es): SMOG SOLUTIONS Located at: 6750-A BRENTWOOD BOULEVARD In: BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): HUGO HENRIQUEZ AND MARCIA LYNN HENRIQUEZ, 5622 ARCADIA CIRCLE, DISCOVERY BAY, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: a Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 3/25/10. Signature of registrant: Hugo Henriquez This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 25, 2010 By: P. Cornelius, Deputy Expires: March 25, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002162-00 The name of the business (es): Cash Your Gold Located at: 1405 Hilltop Mall Road In: Richmond, CA 94806 Mailing: 1351 N. Main Street, Slainas, CA 93906 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Sukh-Sana Enterprise, Inc., 1351 N. Main Street, Salinas, CA 93906 California. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 3/25/10. Signature of registrant: Siddiqi M. Hansoti (President) This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 25, 2010 By: Mary Imbrie, Deputy Expires: March 25, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2010

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003042-00 The name of the business (es): R & P Garage Doors Located at: 14145 Byron Highway, Byron, CA 94514 Mailing: P.O. Box 1782, Discovery Bay, CA 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Richard Gibbs, Byron, CA 94514 This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Richard Gibbs This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk of Contra Costa County on: April 23, 2010 By: Vera Mitchell, Deputy Expires: April 23, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003206-00 The name of the business (es): Celmon’s Janitor Service Located at: 125 Yolo Court In: Bay Point, CA 94565 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Monica Sanchez, 125 Yolo Court, Bay Point, CA 94565. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/ A. Signature of registrant: Monica Sanchez This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 30, 2010 By: T. Ragsdale, Deputy Expires: April 30, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003108-00 The name of the business (es): Fusion 3 Salon, Aveda, Community, Quality, Energy Located at: 2565 San Creek Road In: Brentwood, CA 94513, Mailing: 722 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): WTF Beauty, Inc., 722 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 4/27/10. Signature of registrant:Deborah L. Weisberg, President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on:April 27, 2010 By: L. Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 27, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003024-00 The name of the business (es): A & M MECHANICAL Located at: 1211 Ironwood Drive In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): MASON EDWARD KLUG, 1211 Ironwood Drive Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on N/A. Signature of registrant: Mason Klug This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 23, 2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 23, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002934-00 The name of the business (es): R & M Landscape Co. Located at: 4900 Beldin Lane In: Oakley, CA 94561 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Jose D. Reynoso, 4900 Beldin Lane, Oakley, CA 94561; Fausto Miramontes, 420 Star Street, Oakley, CA 94561. This business is conducted by: a General Partnership The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Jose D. Reynoso This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 21, 2010 By: J. Odegaard, Deputy Expires: April 21, 2015 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 2208, Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 622-4970 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: March 3, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: ARCHOY CORPORATION The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 2505 SAND CREEK ROAD #112 BRENTWOOD, CA 94513-7183 Type of license(s) Applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINEEATING PLACE Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Date(s): May 7, 14, 21, 2010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Chiekel Reginald Mitchell, 105 Portola Place, San Pablo, CA 94806 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Chiekel Reginald Mitchell FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0630 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Chiekel Reginald Mitchell filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Chiekel Reginald Mitchell (AKA) Chiekel R. Mitchell to Proposed Name: Chiekel D’Juan DeVerney 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING

a. Date: 6/15/10 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: BRENTWOOD PRESS Date: April 19, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002685-00 The name of the business (es): Kid’s Corner Preschool Located at: 535 Cashew Place In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Shanon M. Niemeier, 535 Cashew Place, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Shanon M. Niemeier This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 13, 2010 By: J. Odegaard, Deputy Expires: April 13, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003426-00 The name of the business (es): LILLARD MOTORSPORTS Located at: 4425 Clipper Drive In: Discovery Bay, CA 94505 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s):Ray S. Lillard, 4425 Clipper Drive, Discovery Bay, CA 94505. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/ A. Signature of registrant: Ray S. Lillard This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: May 10, 2010 By: C. Garcia, Deputy Expires: May 10, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Christopher and Andrea Freyler, 350 Madison Court, Brentwood, CA 94513 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Christopher and Andrea Freyler FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0579 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Christopher and Andrea Freyler filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Alyssa Noel Jacobsen-Freyler to Proposed Name: Alyssa Noel Freyler 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/21/10 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: BRENTWOOD PRESS Date: April 12, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02- 1273 Publish Dates:April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002569-00 The name of the business (es): Yogurt Island Located at: 3100 Main Street, Suite 282 In: Oakley, CA 94561 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Victor Benitez and Jacqueline Benitez, 1647 Somerset Place, Antioch, CA 94509 This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Victor Benitez This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 9, 2010 By: C. Garcia, Deputy Expires: April 9, 2015 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-237524-C Loan No. 0307724175 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/12/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: LOUISE EARLS, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 6/22/2006 as Instrument No. 20060197470 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/28/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to

the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 23650 MARSH CREEK RD BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 APN #: 007140-012 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $713,135.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/28/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3525107 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 2208, Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 622-4970 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: April 21, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: GRAZIES INC. The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 2505 SANDREEK ROAD SUITE 120 BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Type of license(s) Applied for: 47 - ON-SALE GENERAL EATING PLACE Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish Date(s): April 30, May 7, 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002716-00 The name of the business (es): Woods Audio Video Located at: 2715 Crystal Lane In: Brentwood, Ca, 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Joseph Patrick Woods, 2715 Crystal Lane, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 4/14/10. Signature of registrant: Joseph P. Woods This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on:April 14, 2010 By: L. Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 14, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003316-00 The name of the business (es): Yes We Do, “Do Windows” Located at: 5105 Tumbleweed Court In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Troy Davis, 5105 Tumbleweed Court, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 5/5/10. Signature of registrant: Troy Davis This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: May 5, 2010 By: H Franklin, Deputy Expires: May 5, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002718-00 The name of the business (es): Fred’s Fast Plumbing Located at: 3780 Brown Road In: Oakley, CA 94561 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Fred Engelhardt, 3780 Brown Road, Oakley, CA 94561. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 1/1/10. Signature of registrant: Fred Engelhardt This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 14, 2010 By: J. Odegaard, Deputy Expires: April 14, 2015 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-200173-C Loan No. 7440787935 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/18/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: AFRODESIA C. LOPOZ, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 11/30/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0460321-00 in Book -, page of Official Records in the office of the

Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale: 5/- 21/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 293 WOODFIELD LANE BRENTWOOD, California 94513 APN #: 016-280-029 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $391,178.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. ETS Services, LLC Date: 4/22/2010 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Christine Gomez-Schwab, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3542246 04/30/2010, 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010 Antioch Unified School District is now accepting applications for Measure C School Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee The District is seeking four members as follows: · Representative from a Senior Citizen’s Organization · Parent with Child (ren) Currently Enrolled in District · Parent Representative from a District Support Organization · At-Large Member of the Public The Committee will meet at least twice per year and is responsible for reviewing the expenditure of Measure C bond funds. Applications are now available at the District office: Executive Director-Operations Office, 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509 For more information please contact the Executive Director of Operations Office at: 925-776- 2001. Applications and information are also available on website at: http://www. antiochschools.org Applications will be accepted until all seats are filled. Please submit application as soon as possible. Antioch Press No. 061617 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003127-00 The name of the business (es): South East Asia Imports; S.E.A. Imports Located at: 4110 Chicory Court In: Oakley, CA 94561 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Michael F. Cresci, 4110 Chicory Court, Oakley, CA 94561. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Michael F. Cresci This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 28,2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 28, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002192-00 The name of the business (es): SIMPLY SPOTLESS Located at: 109 Worrell Road In: Brentwood, CA 94509 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Marlo Campos, 109 Worrell Road, Antioch, CA 94509. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Marlo Campos This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: March 26, 2010 By: Mary Imbrie, Deputy Expires: March 26, 2015 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002891-00 The name of the business (es): Brentwood Realty Located at: 1120 Second Street, Suite 105 In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): William Bolles Lockridge, 1120 Second Street, Suite 105, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 2/9/10. Signature of registrant: William B. Lockridge This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 20, 2010 By: L. Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 20, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003037-00 The name of the business (es): PLAN B - A TASTE OF SOUL Located at: 2227 RAILROAD AVENUE In: PITTSBURG, CA 94565 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): EVELYN COLEMAN, 1932 DEWITT COURT, MERCED, CA 95341 This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Evelyn Coleman This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 23, 2010 By: C. Sullivan, Deputy Expires: April 23, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0061415 Title Order No. 08-8223688 Investor/Insurer No. APN No. 076-392-006-3. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/22/- 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: MATTHEW RICHERT, dated 06/22/2006 and recorded 06/28/06, as Instrument No. 2006-0203871-00, in Book , Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/04/2010 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3217 ST JAMES PLACE, ANTIOCH, CA, 945095426. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $528,587.02. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 09/- 10/2008 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1757 TAPO CANYON ROAD, SVW-88 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 9274399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3555233 05/07/2010, 05/- 14/2010, 05/21/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002790-00 The name of the business (es): A-TEX INSTALLS Located at: 4829 Carrington Drive In: Oakley, CA 94561 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Aaron Robert Teixeira, 4829 Carrington Drive, Oakley, CA 94561. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Aaron Teixeira This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 16, 2010 By: L. Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 16, 2015 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003289-00 The name of the business (es): Divinity Preistly Garments + More; Divine Faith; A Widows Ink; Bless Hands A Beauty Creation; Welcome of Nations Located at: 2550 Keepsake Way, Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Betty J. King, 2550 Keepsake Way, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: Betty J. King This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: May 4, 2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: May 4, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0003149-00 The name of the business (es): Iznuthin Fabrication and Consulting, LLC Located at: 1050 Dellwood Court In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Iznuthin Fabrication and Consulting, LLC, 1050 Dellwood Court, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a Limited Liability Co. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 4/16/10. Signature of registrant: Wendy Mori-Owner/President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 29, 2010 By: Myrna Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 29, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Brentwood will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the normal course of business permits on May 25, 2010 to consider the following matter: Consider a Resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Brentwood and the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce regarding the 2010 CornFest event and authorize the City Manager or her designee to execute the Memorandum of Understanding, which Memorandum of Understanding provides, among other things, for the provision of supplemental police services pursuant to Government Code section 53069.8. Said hearing will be held at the City Council Chamber, 101B Sand Creek Road, Brentwood, CA 94513. Further information may be obtained from City Hall, 708 Third Street, Brentwood, California 94513, (925) 516-5400. If you challenge the City Council’ s action in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Brentwood City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Dated: May 10, 2010 /s/- ________________ ___________ Margaret Wimberly, CMC City Clerk Publish: May 14, 2010 If you challenge the City Council’ s action in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Brentwood City council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Date: May 14, 2010

LEGAL NOTICES AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Jennifer Lee Buchholz, 330 Rugby Avenue, Kensington, CA 94708 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Jennifer Lee Buchholz FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0493 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Jennifer Lee Buchholz filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. (First) Susanto (Middle) Tise (Last) Buchholz Geen to Proposed Name: (First) Susanto (Middle) Tise Buchholz (Last) Geen 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 5/25/10 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: BRENTWOOD PRESS Date: March 25, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002796-00 The name of the business (es): 1. BALFOUR DENTAL 2. BALFOUR DENTAL CARE 3. BALFOUR FAMILY DENTAL 4. BALFOUR DENTAL AESTHETIC AND RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY 5. BALFOUR FAMILY AND COSMETIC DENTAL 6. BALFOUR FAMILY DENTAL CARE 7. BALFOUR DENTAL GROUP 8. BALFOUR FAMILY AND COSMETIC DENTISTRY Located at: 3120 BALFOUR ROAD, SUITE D In: BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): RAYANI DENTAL CORPORATION, 3120 BALFOUR ROAD, SUITE D, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: a Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: N/A. Signature of registrant: SIEN K. SIAO, VICE PRESIDENT This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 16, 2010 By: C. Garcia, Deputy Expires: April 16, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2010


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-237592-C Loan No. 7439218736 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/14/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: JEFFREY MOORE AND LYNNE A. MOORE, HUSBAND AND WIFE Recorded 3/24/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0100618- 00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/28/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 903 STONEWOOD DRIVE BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 APN #: 017-370-029 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $341,949.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/28/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3525137 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee- s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. DATE: 5/6/2010 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC., Trustee By: Fidelity National Title Company, its agent 17592 E. 17th Street, Suite 300, Tustin , CA 92780, 7145085100 By: Authorized Signature The undersigned mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.52(c) declares that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mortgagee’s or beneficiary’s authorized agent has obtained an exemption from the state regulator that is current and valid and the additional 90 day period does not apply. This loan servicer has implemented a comprehensive loan modification program that meets the requirements of civil code section California Civil Code 2923.53. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code 2923.53(k)(3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52. Fidelity National Title Company, as Agent for the mortgage loan servicer as defined under California Civil Code section 2923.53 (k)(3) By: Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www. lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 7142597850 ASAP# 3561846 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 2. The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or Section 2923.55. DATE: 04-30-2010 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259- 7850 or www. fidelityasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 ASAP# 3552154 05/07/2010, 05/- 14/2010, 05/21/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

eficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by email; by face to face meeting. DATE: 05- 10-2010 DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 2. The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or Section 2923.55. CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259-7850 or www.fidelityasap.com (714) CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 ASAP# 3561788 05/14/2010, 05/- 21/2010, 05/28/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3537932 05/- 14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. : 20070134006414 Title Order No.: 695973 FHA/VA/PMI No.: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 05/12/- 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 05/20/- 2005 as Instrument No. 2005- 0181295-00 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: ALVARO JAVIER BORGE A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/- CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 06/03/- 2010 TIME OF SALE: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET), MARTINEZ, CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 562 BING COURT, BRENTWOOD, CALIFORNIA 94513 APN#: 013- 260-041-2 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any , shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $569,539.93. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES & POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 714-730- 2727 www.lpsasap. com NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NDEx West, L. L.C. as Trustee Dated: 05/07/- 2010 NDEx West, L.L.C. 15000 Surveyor Boulevard, Suite 500 Addison, Texas 750019013 Telephone: (866) 795-1852 Telecopier: (972) 661-7800 ASAP# 3561538 05/14/2010, 05/- 21/2010, 05/28/2010 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: GARY W. MADEROS CASE NUMBER P10-00140 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: GARY W. MADEROSA Petition for Probate has been filed by: LAURA M. DEBARDELEBEN in the Superior Court of California, County of: CONTRA COSTAThe Petition for Probate requests that: LAURA M. DEBARDELEBEN be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: a. Date: 6/3/10 Time: 9:00 AM Dept: 61 b. Address of court: 725 Court Street, Martinez, CA 94553 If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney.If you are

a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above.You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is availablen from the court clerk. Pettioner: LAURA M. DEBARDELEBEN, 1736 CLAYTON WAY, CONCORD, CA 94519 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-237593-C Loan No. 0359509374 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/22/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: MANNING P. MILLER AND DEBRA L. MILLER, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded 12/8/2006 as Instrument No. 20060392580-00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/28/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 2253 WOODHILL DR PITTSBURG, CA 94565-0000 APN #: 097-410-025 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $451,033.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/30/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3537177 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. WC-236976-C Loan No. 0043896612 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/6/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: KENNETH W HOUSE, AN UNMARRIED MAN AND ROBIN OOSTERBAAN, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 9/15/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0291827-00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/- 21/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 3509 LEAFWOOD CIR ANTIOCH, California 94531 APN #: 052-201-026 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $457,259.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at

the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/21/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3522356 04/- 30/2010, 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: April 30, May, 7, 14, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 09049466 CA Loan No. 0031193550 Title Order No. 090505621CADCI APN 017480026YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED June 6, 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On June 3, 2010, at 10:00 AM, at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA,Power Default Services, Inc., as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on June 16, 2006, as Instrument No. 2006019135700 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CA , executed by: LEONARD MARQUEZ AND KARLEY MARQUEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1369 SUNFLOWER LN, BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee- s Sale is estimated to be $529,600.90 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary- s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier- s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 229978CA Loan No. 5303657687 Title Order No. 602116804 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 03-01-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 0528- 2010 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 03-082006, Book , Page , Instrument 20060071382- 00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: BAHIYA ALMAS, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (MERS), SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, GREENPOINT MORTGAGE FUNDING, INC.., IT’S SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: THE COURT ST. ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET(CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) , MARTINEZ, CA Legal Description: THE LAND REFERRED TO HEREIN BELOW IS SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 46, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 7844, FILED FEBRUARY 19, 1999, IN MAP BOOK 407, PAGE 39, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. EXCEPTING THEREFROM. ALL INTEREST IN SUBSURFACE MINERAL RIGHTS BELOW 300 FEET, AS RELINQUISHED TO THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD, UNDER THE OWNER’S STATEMENT OF SAID SUBDIVISION 7844. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $660,365.32 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 909 LEGACY STREET BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 APN Number: 010-470-027 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 241093CA Loan No. 0647574599 Title Order No. 358867 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 08-14-2003. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 06-04- 2010 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 08-20-2003, Book , Page , Instrument 2003-0412921- 00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: LEON GARTUNG AND JENNIFER A GARTUNG, TRUSTEES OF THE LEON AND JENNIFER A GARTUNG TRUST, CREATED UNDER A DECLARATION OF TRUST, DATED JUNE 2, 2002, FOR THE BENEFIT OF LEON GARTUNG AND JENNIFER A GARTUNG, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: THE COURT ST. ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET(CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) , MARTINEZ, CA Legal Description: LOT 166, SUBDIVISION 5344, FILED FEBRUARY 13, 1986, IN MAP BOOK 298, PAGE 49, ET SEQ., CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. EXCEPTING THEREFROM: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 166; THENCE NORTH 00’c2’b0 4034’’ EAST, 40.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89’c2’b0 1926’’ EAST, 5.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00’c2’b0 40- 34’’ WEST, 40.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89’c2’b0 19- 26’’ WEST, 5.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM: ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GAS, ASPHALTUM, AND OTHER HYDROCARBONS AND ALL CHEMICAL GAS, NOW OR HEREAFTER FOUND, SITUATED OR LOCATED IN ALL OR ANY PART OR PORTION OF THE LAND HEREIN DESCRIBED LYING MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED FEET BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT TO SLANT DRILL FOR AND REMOVE ALL OR ANY OF SAID OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GAS, ASPHALTUM, AND OTHER HYDROCARBON AND CHEMICAL GAS LYING BELOW A DEPTH OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED FEET BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, BUT WITHOUT ANY RIGHT WHATSOEVER TO ENTER UPON THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND OR UPON ANY PART OF SAID LANDS WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET VERTICAL DISTANCE BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, AS RESERVED BY A & R DEVELOPERS, INC., IN DEED RECORDED DECEMBER 17, 1980, MAP BOOK 10133, AT PAGE 127, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $216,790.19 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 765 WILLOW CREEK TERRACE BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 APN Number: 017-280-112 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, ben-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-10-342419-RM Order # 100086095-CA-DCO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/10/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): EDWARD A. BROCKMAN AND ROXANE L. BROCKMAN , HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 5/3/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0131028-00 in book, page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 6/3/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $269,760.65 The purported property address is: 292 PIPPO AVE BRENTWOOD, CA 94513 Assessors Parcel No. 012-152-010 0 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Washington Mutual Bank, FA 7301 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville FL 32256 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: 5/10/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714- 730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0151376 Title Order No. 09-8455340 Investor/Insurer No. 112593986 APN No. 041-141- 009-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 09/27/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: GIANNI NAPOLI AND STEPHANIE NAPOLI, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 09/27/2005 and recorded 10/04/05, as Instrument No. 2005-0379902-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/04/2010 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4333 GOLD RUN DRIVE, OAKLEY, CA, 945613921. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $1,064,519.96. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 01/- 14/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-91401-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3546676 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File #F-0002789-00 The name of the business (es): blueapple Located at: 1116 Alder Creek Way In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Is hereby registered by the following owner(s): Alma Elsa Roque, 1116 Alder Creek Way, Brentwood, CA 94513. This business is conducted by: an Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on: 4/16/10. Signature of registrant: Alma Elsa Roque This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 16, 2010 By: J. Odegaard, Deputy Expires: April 16, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following person has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name Fusion 3 Salon at: 2565 Sand Creek Road In: Brentwood, CA 94513 Mailing: 722 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566 The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in Contra Costa County on 5/13/- 09 under file number F-0003403- 00 Signature of registrant: Deborah L. Weisberg, President This statement was filed with Stephen L Weir, County Clerk Of Contra Costa County on: April 27, 2010 By: L. Barajas, Deputy Expires: April 27, 2015 Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010


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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Steven Lionberger, 1738 D Kirker Pass Road, Clayton, CA 94517 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Steven Rayman Lionberger FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0518 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Steven Rayman Lionberger filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Steven Rayman Lionberger to Proposed Name: Steven Rayman Vollmer 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/3/10 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: BRENTWOOD PRESS Date: April 6, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 2010

Thence, from said point of beginning, along the Eastern line of said Lot 3, South 00’b0 14’ 00” East, 72.84 feet to the point of terminus for this description. The East and West lines of said strip of land are to be shortened or lengthened to terminate on the Northern line of said Lot 2 and Lot 3. Parcel Three A non-exclusive easement for joint access appurtenant to and for the benefit of Parcel One above over that portion described as follows: Being a portion of Lot 3 and Lot 4, as said Lot 3 and Lot 4 are shown and so designated on the Official Map of Subdivision 8588, recorded April 2, 2004, in Book 462 of Maps at Page 35, in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, more particularly described as follows: Being a strip of land forty (40.00) feet wide, lying twenty (20.00) feet on each side of the following described centerline: Beginning at a point on the Southern line of said Lot 4, said point being the Eastern terminus of that certain course entitled, “ N 89’b046’ 00” E (R) 120 90’ “ , on said Official Map of Subdivision 8588; Thence, from said point of beginning, along said Southern line, South 89’b0 46’ 00” West 65 00 feet to the point of terminus for this description. The North and South side lines of said strip of land are to be shortened or lengthened to terminate on the Northeastern line of said Lot 3, and the Southeastern line of said Lot 4 APN: 018-200-012 The property heretofore described is being sold “ as is” . The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 380 Carrol Court F, Brentwood, CA 94513 (May also be known as) 380 Carrol Court, Brentwood, CA 94513 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee’ s Sale is estimated to be $143,628.87 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary’ s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier’ s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee’ s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. Sale Information Can Be Obtained On Line At rsvpforeclosures.com Automated Sales Information Please Call 925-6037342 Date: April 27, 2010 Fidelity National Title Company, Trustee TS No. 09-01788-5 JV 3075 Prospect Park Dr., Ste 100 Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 916- 636-0114 Rozalyn Tudor, Authorized Signature Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “ mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code ‘a72923.53(k)(3) declares that it has not obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section ‘a72923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. Fidelity National Title Company, as Agent for the mortgage loan servicer as defined under California Civil Code section 2923.53(k)(3) Rozalyn Tudor, Authorized Signature (RSVP# 194205) (05/07/10, 05/14/10, 05/- 21/10) Brentwood Press No. 021273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

is purported to be: 212 Kate Lane, Oakley, California 94561 APN#: 037-470-033 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $549,689.13. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NDEx West, L.L.C. may be acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. For Trustee Sale Information Please Call: Residential Services Validated Publications, 2600 Stanwell Drive, Suite 200, Concord, CA 94520 925603-7342 www.rsvpforeclosures. com NDEx West, L.L.C., as Authorized Agent Dated: 04/30/2010 (RSVP# 194290) (05/07/10, 05/14/10, 05/- 21/10) Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

accompanying notice of sale is filed AND The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Civil Code Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 7/22/09 Name of Signor: Jaimee Gonzales Title and/or Position: Vice President For sales information: MonFri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590-1221. Cal- Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: April 30, 2010. (R-306349 04/30/10, 05/07/- 10, 05/14/10) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’ S SALE Trustee Sale No.: 20100015000658 Title Order No.: 100084982 FHA/VA/PMI No.: You are in Default under a Deed of Trust, dated 05/16/2005. Unless you take action to protect your property, it may be sold at a public sale. If you need an explanation of the nature of the proceeding against you, you should contact a lawyer. NDEx West, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 05/24/2005 as Instrument No. 20050185199-00 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California. Executed By: Jesse Rivera and Debbie Rivera, Will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’ s check/cash equivalent or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). Date of Sale: 06/03/2010 Time of Sale: 1:30 PM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street, (corner of Main & Court Streets), Martinez, CA. Street Address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1257 Picadilly Lane, Brentwood, California 94513 APN#: 018-460-050 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $474,980.95. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NDEx West, L.L.C. may be acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. For Trustee Sale Information Please Call: Residential Services Validated Publications, 2600 Stanwell Drive, Suite 200, Concord, CA 94520 925603-7342 www.rsvpforeclosures. com NDEx West, L.L.C., as Authorized Agent Dated: 05/09/2010 (RSVP# 193888) (05/14/10, 05/21/10, 05/- 28/10) Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 09-06405-6 . Loan No. 0031414626 Title Order No. 090805165CA-DCI APN 053- 331-001 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED October 4, 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On May 20, 2010, at 10:00 AM, at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA, Power Default Services, Inc., as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on October 12, 2006, as Instrument No. 2006- 0323583-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CA , executed by: ARTURO RODRIGUEZ AND ALENDRA RODRIGUEZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4600 WOODBRIDGE WAY, ANTIOCH, CA 94531 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable

estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee- s Sale is estimated to be $528,953.98 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary- s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier- s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee- s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. DATE: April 26, 2010 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC., Trustee By: Fidelity National Title Company, its agent 17592 E. 17th Street, Suite 300, Tustin, CA 92780, 714-5085100 By: Lorena Enriquez Authorized Signature The mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.52(c) declares that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mortgagee’s or beneficiary’s authorized agent has obtained an exemption from the state regulator that is current and valid and the additional 90 day period does not apply. This loan servicer has implemented a comprehensive loan modification program that meets the requirements of civil code section California Civil Code 2923.53. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code 2923.53(k)(3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52. Fidelity National Title Company, as Agent for the mortgage loan servicer as defined under California Civil Code section 2923.53 (k)(3) By: Lorena Enriquez Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-259-7850 ASAP# 3546420 04/30/2010, 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010

cial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee’s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. DATE: April 22, 2010 POWER DEFAULT SERVICES, INC., Trustee By: Fidelity National Title Company, its agent 17592 E. 17th Street, Suite 300, Tustin, CA 92780, 714-5085100 By: Lisa Bradford Authorized Signature The mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.52(c) declares that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mortgagee’s or beneficiary’s authorized agent has obtained an exemption from the state regulator that is current and valid and the additional 90 day period does not apply. This loan servicer has implemented a comprehensive loan modification program that meets the requirements of civil code section California Civil Code 2923.53. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in Civil Code 2923.53(k)(3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to Civil Code Sections 2923.52. Fidelity National Title Company, as Agent for the mortgage loan servicer as defined under California Civil Code section 2923.53 (k)(3) By: Lisa Bradford Authorized Signature SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-259-7850 ASAP# 3541807 04/30/2010, 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010

of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/28/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3525128 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’ S SALE Trustee Sale No. 09-01788-5 JV Loan No. 419-08065 Title Order No. 09-017885 APN 018- 200-012 You are in default under a Deed of Trust dated January 9, 2007. Unless you take action to protect your property, it may be sold at a public sale. If you need an explanation of the nature of the proceedings against you, you should contact a lawyer. On May 27, 2010, at 01:30 PM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main & Court Streets), Martinez, CA, Fidelity National Title Company, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on January 19, 2007, as Instrument No. 2007- 0017747-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CA, executed by: Claude S Johnson and Carol R Johnson, Husband and Wife as Community Property with Right of Survivorship, as Trustor, in favor of County Bank as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: The land referred to herein below is situated in the City of Brentwood, County of Contra Costa, State of California, and is described as follows: Parcel One Lot 3, as shown on that certain Map entitled Tract 8588, Sunset Industrial Complex, recorded April 2, 2004, in Book 462 of Maps, at Pages 35-45, in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, and as amended by that certain Amended Map of Subdivision 8588, filed June 7, 2004, in Book 465 of Maps, Pages 21-31, Contra Costa County Records. Excepting therefrom: All oil, gas, casinghead gas, asphaltum, and other hydrocarbons, and all chemical gas, now and hereafter found lying more than five hundred feet (500’) below the surface of said real property, together with the right to slant drill for and remove all or any of said oil, gas, casinghead gas, asphaltum and other hydrocarbons and chemical gas lying below a depth of more than five hundred feet (500’) below the surface of said real property, but without any right whatsoever to enter upon the surface of said real property or upon any part of said lands within five hundred feet (500’) vertical distance below the surface of said real property, as reserved in the Deed from Ronald Ellis Nunn, et al recorded January 15, 1999, Instrument No. 99- 12522. Excepting therefrom all oil, gas, petroleum and other hydrocarbon substances, and minerals in, under or recoverable from the portion of subsurface of the land lying below a plane parallel to and 500 feet vertically below the surface of said land, and the right to remove therefrom such oil and minerals from said subsurface subject to and complying with all applicable laws, including laws of the City of land lying above a depth of 500 feet from the surface. The rights reserved herein do not and shall not include the right to enter upon the surface of said land or any portion thereof lying above a plane parallel to 500 feet vertically below the surface of said land, as reserved in the Deed from George Stanley Nunn Jr & Meredith Fitzgerald Nunn recorded January 15, 1999, Instrument No. 99- 12523. Also excepting therefrom all interest in subsurface water rights with no right of surface entry as reserved in the Deed from City of Brentwood recorded 10/5/04 Instrument No 2004- 382746, Official Records Parcel Two A non-exclusive easement for joint access appurtenant to and for the benefit of Parcel One above over that portion described as follows: Being a portion of Lot 2 and Lot 3, as said Lot 2 and Lot 3 are shown and so designated on the Official Map of Subdivision 8588, recorded April 2, 2004, in Book 462 of Maps at Page 35, in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, more particularly described as follows Being a strip of land forty (40.00) feet wide, lying twenty (20.00) feet on each side of the following described centerline: Beginning at the Northeastern corner of said Lot 3,

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’ S SALE Trustee Sale No.: 20080159907920 Title Order No.: 20862658 FHA/VA/PMI No.: You are in Default under a Deed of Trust, dated 06/29/2005. Unless you take action to protect your property, it may be sold at a public sale. If you need an explanation of the nature of the proceeding against you, you should contact a lawyer. NDEx West, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 07/13/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-0257003-00 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California. Executed By: Gilbert Cisneros, Will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’ s check/cash equivalent or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). Date of Sale: 05/27/2010 Time of Sale: 1:30 PM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street, (corner of Main & Court Streets), Martinez, CA. Street Address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1263652-02 APN: 018- 280-009 TRA: 72013 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx7146 REF: Gebro, Vernon L IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED September 26, 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On May 20, 2010, at 1:30pm, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded October 02, 2006, as Inst. No. 2006-0311628-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by: Vernon L Gebro, An Unmarried Man, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’ s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 91 Delta Rd Oakley CA 94561-2830 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $263,960.45. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in civil code ‘a7 2923.53(k)(3), declares that it has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to civil code section 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. the time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in civil code section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to civil code sections 2923.52. This California Declaration is made pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54 and is to be included with the Notice of Sale. I, Jaimee Gonzales, of Wachovia Mortgage, FSB (‘ Mortgage Loan Servicer’ ), declare under penalty of perjury, under the laws of the State of California, that the following is true and correct: The Mortgage Loan Servicer has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporation a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 09-06740-6 . Loan No. 0019366905 Title Order No. 090831922CA-MSI APN 055- 680-058 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED October 11, 2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On May 20, 2010, at 10:00 AM, at the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA, Power Default Services, Inc., as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on October 21, 2005, as Instrument No. 2005- 0408961-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CA executed by: THOMAS JOSEPH MILLER, AN UNMARRIED MAN AND MIMI DIHN NGUYEN, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, in favor of PREFERRED MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1740 SANGER PEAK WAY, ANTIOCH, CA 94531- 9127 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining unpaid balance of the obligations secured by and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust (together with any modifications thereto). The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee’s Sale is estimated to be $643,987.21 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary’s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Finan-

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: James F. Martin and Cynthia L. Gardner, 310 Helena Court, Oakley, CA 94561 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: James F. Martin and Cynthia L. Gardner FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0627 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: James F. Martin and Cynthia L. Gardner filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Elizabeth Ashley Sanchez Gardner Martin to Proposed Name: Elizabeth Ashley Martin Present Name: b. Julian Alexander Sanchez Gardner Martin to Proposed Name: Julian Alexander Martin 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/18/10 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: OAKLEY PRESS Date: April 23, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-237516-C Loan No. 0307709934 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/22/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: RUDY A. SALINAS AND TERREE K. SALINAS, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded 6/- 29/2006 as Instrument No. 2006- 0205800 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/28/ 2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 2716 D ST ANTIOCH, CA 94509 APN #: 071-041-032-5 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $327,875.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: Sarah Lincoln Aguilar and Carlos Manuel Aguilar, 944 Juanitta Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94595 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: Sarah Lincoln Aguilar and Carlos Manuel Aguilar FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0694 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: Sarah Lincoln Aguilar and Carlos Manuel Aguilar filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. Sophia Arlene Aguilar to Proposed Name: Fiona Sophia-Arlene Aguilar 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted.NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/28/10 Time: 9:00 a. m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: BRENTWOOD PRESS Date: May 3, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 10-0016570 Title Order No. 10-8-070896 Investor/Insurer No. 0428106438703 APN No. 037- 480022-5 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/26/2008. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: RAMON C MUNOZ AND CUACTEMO FIGUEROA, dated 08/26/2008 and recorded 09/02/08, as Instrument No. 2008- 0194285-00, in Book -, Page -), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/11/2010 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 12 PUFFIN CIRCLE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $353,866.02. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 05/- 09/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-91401-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: - Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3555046 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S No. 1264361-15 APN: 037- 383-026 TRA: 19020 LOAN NO: Xxxxxx3287 REF: Mueller, Pamela IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED September 14, 2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On June 03, 2010, at 1:30pm, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded September 20, 2007, as Inst. No. 2007-0266480-00 in book XX, page XX of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, executed by: Pamela Mueller, A Married Woman As Her Sole and Separate Property, will sell at public auction to highest bidder for cash, cashier’ s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank At the court street entrance to the county courthouse, 725 Court Street Martinez, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said deed of trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 5418 Lakespring Dr Oakley CA 94561- 3145 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $446,167.32. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in civil code ‘a7 2923.53(k)(3), declares that it has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to civil code section 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. the time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in civil code section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does not apply to this notice of sale pursuant to civil code sections 2923.52. DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer, or authorized agent, declares as follows: The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed and I The timefrarne for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55 The undersigned loan servicer authorizes CalWestern Reconveyance Corporation to execute the Notice of Sale on its behalf containing or attaching the above declaration required by California Civil Code Section 2923.54 regarding its exemption from California Civil Code section 2923.52. Citimortgage Inc. By: Aaron Menne, Title: Vp For sales information: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm (619) 590-1221. Cal- Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 920229004 Dated: May 06, 2010. (R-313854 05/14/10, 05/21/- 10, 05/28/10) Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made in an “as is” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: MICHAEL SAXBY AND KAY LUK-SAXBY, HUSBAND AND WIFE Duly Appointed Trustee: NATIONAL DEFAULT SERVICING CORPORATION Recorded 12/14/2001 as Instrument No. 2001-0386590-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California. Date of Sale: 05/21/2010 at 10:00 A.M. Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (Corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA Estimated amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $229,326.54 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 501 MALICOAT AVENUE, OAKLEY, CA 94561 A.P.N.: 033-350-039 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The undersigned mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.5(b} declares that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mortgagee’s or beneficiary’s authorized agent has either contacted the borrower or tried with due diligence to contact the borrower as required by California Civil Code 2923.5. Regarding the property that is the subject of this Notice of Sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in California Civil Code Section 2923.53 (k) (3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this Notice of Sale is recorded. The timeframe for giving a Notice of Sale specified in Subdivision (a) Section 2923.52 does not apply to this Notice of Sale pursuant to California Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 04/26/2010 NATIONAL DEFAULT SERVICING CORPORATION 7720 N. 16th Street, Suite 300 Phoenix, AZ 85020 phone 602-264-6101 Sales Line 714-730-2727; Sales Website: www.ndscorp.com/sales Nichole Alford, TRUSTEE SALES REPRESENTATIVE ASAP# 3535661 04/30/2010, 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010

disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The undersigned mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.5(b} declares that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mortgagee’s or beneficiary’s authorized agent has either contacted the borrower or tried with due diligence to contact the borrower as required by California Civil Code 2923.5. Regarding the property that is the subject of this Notice of Sale, the “mortgage loan servicer” as defined in California Civil Code Section 2923.53 (k) (3) declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this Notice of Sale is recorded. The timeframe for giving a Notice of Sale specified in Subdivision (a) Section 2923.52 does not apply to this Notice of Sale pursuant to California Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 04/30/2010 NATIONAL DEFAULT SERVICING CORPORATION 7720 N. 16th Street, Suite 300 Phoenix, AZ 85020 phone 602-264-6101 Sales Line 714-730-2727; Sales Website: www.ndscorp.com/sales Nichole Alford, TRUSTEE SALES REPRESENTATIVE ASAP# 3539927 04/30/2010, 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010

be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: ALLISON CLARK AND EDWARD CLARK, WIFE AND HUSBAND, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded 10/17/2006 as Instrument No. 20060327996-00 in Book , page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/28/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 1400 PORT CT OAKLEY, CA 94561- 0000 APN #: 035-562-044-4 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $410,670.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/28/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3525041 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 74-36746-3 Title Order No.090828321 APN 035-730-023 The mortgage loan servicer has obtained a final order of exemption pursuant to CA CIV. CODE 2923.53 that is current and valid as of the date that the Notice of Trustee’s Sale was filed or given. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 06/20/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05/20/- 2010 at 10:00AM, HOUSEKEY FINANCIAL CORPORATION as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 06/22/2006, as Instrument # 20060198016-00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: KELLY R. ADAMSON, SINGLE, as Trustor, HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA (Original Lender) and HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES INC., as current Servicer/Lender, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). At: THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET), MARTINEZ, CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California describing the land therein: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE ABOVE MENTIONED DEED OF TRUST. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 310 BROOKVIEW DR, OAKLEY, CA 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $392,200.45 (Estimated). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. CONDITION OF SALE: The successful bidder will be required to pay county documentary transfer tax, any city tax, and any other applicable taxes or fees (including, but not limited to, the fee for recording Preliminary Change of Ownership report) to the auctioneer at the time of sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. DATE: 04/14/10 HOUSEKEY FINANCIAL CORPORATION P.O. BOX 60145 CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA 91716 For Sale Information: (714)7302727, www.fidelityasap.com or www. priorityposting.com TO NOTIFY TRUSTEE OF BANKRUPTCY FILINGS, PLEASE FAX FACE PAGE OF BANKRUPTCY PETITION TO (909) 397-3914 Betty Schwab, Trustee Sales Officer HOUSEKEY FINANCIAL CORPORATION MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ASAP# 3533603 04/30/2010, 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010

AN UNMARRIED MAN AND IRMA ESQUIBEL, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 1/31/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0031797-00 in Book -, page of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:6/- 4/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 140 EVENINGSTAR CT PITTSBURG, California 94565- 3616 APN #: 095-272-035 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $307,889.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. ETS Services, LLC Date: 5/4/2010 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3541777 05/- 14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. WC-238350-C Loan No. 0045246014 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 2/20/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: LOUISE E FOREY, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 3/2/2007 as Instrument No. 2007- 0063448-00 in Book -, page - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:6/ 4/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 2218 CONCORD DR PITTSBURG, California 94565 APN #: 094-300-005 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $257,719.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. ETS Services, LLC Date: 5/4/2010 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3541810 05/- 14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 2009-00357 Loan No.: 70258033 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/9/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances,

under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: RICHARD A MOE AND JULIE C MOE, HUSBAND AND WIFE Duly Appointed Trustee: Western Progressive, LLC Recorded 8/23/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0267298-00 in book ---, page --- and rerecorded on --- as --- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale: 5/27/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $599,947.86 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 342 Big Bear Court Oakley, CA 94561 A.P.N.: 033-380019 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: The beneficiary or servicing agent declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporation a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the Notice of Sale is filed and/or the timeframe for giving Notice of Sale Specified in subdivision (s) of California Civil Code Section 2923.52 applies and has been provided or the loan is exempt from the requirements. Date: 4/23/- 2010 Western Progressive, LLC, as Trustee c/o 18377 Beach Blvd., Suite 210 Huntington Beach, California 92648 Automated Sale Information Line: (714) 730-2727 www. lpsasap.com For Non- Automated Sale Information, call: (866) 9608299 Robin Pape, Trustee Sale Assistant ASAP# 3542707 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. 10-00232-LM-CA Loan No. 9900183447 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED12/ 11/2001. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, (cashier’s check(s) must be made payable to National Default Servicing Corporation), drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state; will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. 10-30310-FF-CA Loan No. 0022532964 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED08/ 06/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, (cashier’s check(s) must be made payable to National Default Servicing Corporation), drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state; will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made in an “as is” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: ANA F. VARGAS, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Duly Appointed Trustee: NATIONAL DEFAULT SERVICING CORPORATION Recorded 08/16/- 2007 as Instrument No. 2007- 0235525-00 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California. Date of Sale: 05/21/- 2010 at 10:00 A.M. Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (Corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, CA Estimated amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $635,582.46 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 1281 POPLAR DRIVE, OAKLEY, CA 94561 A.P.N.: 032-410-027 The undersigned Trustee

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-237213-C Loan No. 0270004164 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 9/20/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: MARIA ALICEA, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded 9/29/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0309170-00 in Book , page of Interest Only Adjustable Rate Loan Modification Agreement, recorded 09/02/2009, Instrument no. 20090211256-00 Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, Date of Sale:5/28/ 2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street (corner of Main and Court Street), Martinez, California Property Address is purported to be: 1155 PINE STREET PITTSBURG, CA 94565-0000 APN #: 073-082-014 The total amount secured by said instrument as of the time of initial publication of this notice is $439,341.00, which includes the total amount of the unpaid balance (including accrued and unpaid interest) and reasonable estimated costs, expenses, and advances at the time of initial publication of this notice. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/28/2010 ETS Services, LLC 2255 North Ontario Street, Suite 400 Burbank, California 91504- 3120 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Omar Solorzano, TRUSTEE SALE OFFICER ASAP# 3525116 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. GM-237202-C Loan No. 0359376539 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10/6/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No. 05-FWA-90998 APN# 068-152-032 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10/25/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On June 3, 2010, at 10:00 AM, AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREET, in the City of MARTINEZ, County of CONTRA COSTA, State of CALIFORNIA, REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by: FERNANDO LANG, AN UNMARRIED MAN, as Trustors, recorded on 10/31/2006, as Instrument No. 2006-0348467-00, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, or cashier’s check (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States) without warranty express or implied as to title, use, possession or encumbrances, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it as such Trustee, in and to the following described property situated in the aforesaid County and State, to-wit: TAX PARCEL NO. 068-152-032 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street address or other common designation of the above described property is purported to be 2727 EAST TREGALLAS ROAD AKA 2727 TREGALLAS ROAD EAST, ANTIOCH, CA 94509. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is $273,929.93. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c), the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one or more of the following methods: by telephone, by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting or the borrower has surrendered the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent and that the compliance with Civil Code Section 2923.5 was made at least thirty (30) days prior to the date of this Notice of Sale. The mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: it has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption and said order is current and valid as of the date of the Notice and the time frame set forth in California Civil Code 2923.54 does not apply or California Civil Code 2923.54 does not cover this loan. Dated: 5/12/2010 REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, Trustee By JEAN GREAGOR, AUTHORIZED AGENT Agent for Trustee: AGENCY SALES AND POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 Telephone Number: (800) 542-2550 Sale Information: (714) 730-2727 or http://www.rtrustee.com ASAP# 3563668 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Antioch Press No. 06-1617 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No. WC-238321-C Loan No. 0041973611 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 1/20/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by the duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. TRUSTOR: JUAN C. HEREDIA,

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0108583 Title Order No. 08-8420517 Investor/Insurer No. 114525994 APN No. 041-330- 036-9 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/14/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: ROBERT J TRAINOR AND DIANE TRAINOR, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 10/14/2005 and recorded 10/24/- 05, as Instrument No. 2005- 0409934-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/04/2010 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 4264 GOLD RUN DR, OAKLEY, CA, 945613961. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $766,866.05. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/- 04/2009 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 9274399 By Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3543164 05/07/2010, 05/- 14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010


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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale # CA0959921-1 Loan# 0239709660 Order # 55011097 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 05/22/2008. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 06/03/- 2010 at 10:00AM, MTC FINANCIAL INC., dba TRUSTEE CORPS as the duly appointed Substituted Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 05/28/2008 as Document No. 2008-0117712-00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, CALIFORNIA, executed by: ARNOLD DELOS SANTOS, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY AND STEVE CRUZ, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Trustor, SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). AT: THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET), MARTINEZ, CA The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State describing the land therein: APN # 032400-012 AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON SAID DEED OF TRUST The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 540 LAKE PARK COURT, OAKLEY, CA 94561 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee’s Sale is: $425,532.45 (estimated amount). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The Beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2924f: The Beneficiary or Beneficiary’s agent has indicated that the requirements of California Civil Code Section 2924f have been met. Compliance with California Civil Code Section 2923.52: 1. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: ‘efÄ’b1 Servicer does hereby state that Servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date of the notice of sale is filed. 2. Timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) Section 2923.52 X Does ‘efÄ’b1 Does not apply pursuant to section 2923.52 or 2923.55 Dated: 05/07/2010 MTC FINANCIAL INC. DBA TRUSTEE CORPS, as Successor Trustee By: AMY LEMUS, TRUSTEE SALES OFFICER *TRUSTEE CORPS* 30 Corporate Park, Suite 400, IRVINE, CA 92606 FOR SALE INFORMATION CONTACT: (714)7302727, (714) 724-7500, (949) 252-8300 FOR REINSTATEMENT / PAY OFF REQUESTS CONTACT: (949) 252-8300 ASAP# 3552184 05/- 07/2010, 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 030477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

CHECK/- CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 05/27/- 2010 TIME OF SALE: 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: AT THE COURT STREET ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET (CORNER OF MAIN AND COURT STREET), MARTINEZ, CA. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 463 HAZELNUT DRIVE, OAKLEY, CALIFORNIA 94561 APN#: 035-522-002-1 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any , shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $78,027.17. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AGENCY SALES & POSTING 3210 EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 200 IRVINE, CA 92602 714-730- 2727 www.lpsasap. com NDEx West, L.L.C. as Authorized Agent NDEx West, L.L.C. MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Dated: 05/02/2010 NDEx West, L.L.C. 15000 Surveyor Boulevard, Suite 500 Addison, Texas 75001- 9013 Telephone: (866) 7951852 Telecopier: (972) 661-7800 ASAP# 3536784 05/07/2010, 05/- 14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 030477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010

23, 1987 IN BOOK 13921, OFFICIAL RECORDS, PAGE 139 AND IN THE DEED FROM CAROLYN CARPENTER, AS TO AN UNDIVIDED 1/2 INTEREST, RECORDED SEPTEMBER 23, 1987 IN BOOK 13921, OFFICIAL RECORDS, PAGE 143. ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM: ALL THE SUBSURFACE WATER NOW OR HEREAFTER FOUND, LOCATED IN ALL OR ANY PART OF THE LAND ABOVE DESCRIBED, LYING BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, EXPRESSLY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO GRANT LEASES FOR SUCH WATER WITHOUT RIGHT TO ENTER UPON THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECOVERING SUCH WATER, AS RESERVED IN THE DEED FROM NORTH STATE DEVELOPMENT CO., A CALIFORNIA GENERAL PARTNERSHIP, RECORDED DECEMBER 21, 1994, SERIES NO. 94-299414, OFFICIAL RECORDS. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $329,644.18 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 2320 EL MONTE DRIVE OAKLEY, CA 94561 APN Number: 041-210-059 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by email; by face to face meeting. DATE: 05-06-2010 DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 2. The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or Section 2923.55. CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259-7850 or www. fidelityasap.com (714) 573- 1965 or www.priorityposting.com CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 ASAP# 3556000 05/14/2010, 05/- 21/2010, 05/28/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has not obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does apply to this notice of sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: 4/- 12/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3528048 04/- 30/2010, 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010 Oakley Press No. 030477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010

Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714- 730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3522698 04/- 30/2010, 05/07/2010, 05/14/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 09-0001498 Title Order No. 09-8006870 Investor/Insurer No. 156969536 APN No. 037-480- 103-3 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/02/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.” Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by: MICHAEL ZYGACZENKO AND JULIE G ZYGACZENKO, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AND BLAKE A TYLER AND SARAH N TYLER, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, dated 02/02/2007 and recorded 02/28/07, as Instrument No. 2007-0059669-00, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Contra Costa County, State of California, will sell on 06/04/2010 at 10:00AM, At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 70 SANDHILL CRANE, OAKLEY, CA, 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $627,922.88. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 04/- 13/2009 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-0194 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By:-- Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. ASAP# 3543388 05/07/2010, 05/- 14/2010, 05/21/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 2010 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-10-342763-VF Order # 360657 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 2/26/2008. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the

total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): JORGE RAMIREZ AND IRENE RAMIREZ, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 3/4/2008 as Instrument No. 2008-0045450-00 in book -, page - of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 6/4/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $321,017.26 The purported property address is: 5370 LAKESPRING DR OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessors Parcel No. 037-364-007 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Bank of America 475 Crosspoint Parkway Getzville NY 14068. Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has not obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: 5/- 11/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. ASAP# 3539500 05/14/2010, 05/21/2010, 05/28/2010 Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: May 14, 21, 28, 2010

of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $268,751.42 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the “ mortgage loan servicer” as defined in California Civil Code ‘a7 2923.53(k)(3), declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code section 2923.53 and that the exemption is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The timeframe for giving a Notice of Sale specified in Subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply to this Notice of Sale pursuant to California Civil Code Sections 2923.52 or 2923.55. Date: 4/21/10 For: DSL Service Company, as Trustee By: FCI Lender Services, Inc., as Agent 8180 East Kaiser Blvd., Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 U.S. Bank National Association, Customer Service Department (949) 7986002 For Trustee Sale Information log on to: www.rsvpforeclosures.com or call: 925-603-7342. Vivian Prieto, Vice President FCI Lender Services, Inc. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. (RSVP# 193567)(04/- 30/10, 05/07/10, 05/14/10) Brentwood Press No. 03-0477 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No.: 20100015000529 Title Order No.: 100068877 FHA/VA/PMI No.: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/03/- 2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 02/10/- 2006 as Instrument No. 2006- 0044349-00 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: KATHLEEN JONES-OLSEN, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 241036CA Loan No. 3010126047 Title Order No. 355754 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 07-05-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 06-04- 2010 at 10:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 07-11-2006, Book -, Page -, Instrument 2006-0217920- 00, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California, executed by: RODOLFO LLAMAS JR. AND, CONCEPCION GUZMAN LLAMAS, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: THE COURT ST. ENTRANCE TO THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 725 COURT STREET(CORNER OF MAIN & COURT STREETS) , MARTINEZ, CA Legal Description: LOT 59, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OF SUBDIVISION 7704, FILED NOVEMBER 4, 1993, IN BOOK 369 OF MAPS, PAGE 5, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY RECORDS. EXCEPTING THEREFROM ‘’ALL OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GAS, ASPHALTUM AND OTHER HYDROCARBONS AND ALL CHEMICAL GAS NOW OR HEREAFTER FOUND, SITUATED OR LOCATED IN ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED HEREIN LYING MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED FEET (500- ) BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT TO SLANT DRILL FOR AND REMOVE ALL OR ANY OF SAID OIL, GAS, CASINGHEAD GAS, ASPHALTUM AND OTHER HYDROCARBONS AND CHEMICAL GAS LYING BELOW A DEPTH OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED (500- ) BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF, BUT WITHOUT ANY RIGHT WHATSOEVER TO ENTER UPON THE SURFACE OF SAID LAND OR UPON ANY PORTION THEREOF WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET (500- ) VERTICAL DISTANCE BELOW THE SURFACE THEREOF,’’ AS RESERVED IN THE DEED FROM KIT CARPENTER, AS TO AN UNDIVIDED 1/2 INTEREST, RECORDED SEPTEMBER

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-09-273805-CL Order # 090281806-CA-DCO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 7/13/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): ROBERT E. FREDRICKS AND KATHLEEN L. FREDRICKS, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 7/24/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0231691- 00 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/- 21/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $432,028.78 The purported property address is: 3897 HARVEST CIR OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessors Parcel No. 037- 270-054 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Aurora Loan Services LLC 10350 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton CO 80124. Pursuant to California

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS # CA-10-338995-RM Order # 100054895-CA-GTO YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/14/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): DANIELLE KENNEDY, A MARRIED WOMAN, AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE Recorded: 12/22/2006 as Instrument No. 2006-0408577-00 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of CONTRA COSTA County, California; Date of Sale: 5/21/2010 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse (corner of Main and Court Street), 725 Court Street Martinez, CA 94553 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $432,508.21 The purported property address is: 3894 MARSH WAY OAKLEY, CA 94561 Assessors Parcel No. 034- 270-015 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to EMC Mortgage Corporation 2780 Lake Vista Drive Lewisville TX 75067 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 . If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Date: 4/28/2010

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’ S SALE Title Order No.: 5801891 Trustee Sale No.: 69782 Loan No.: 9032695843/001 APN: 034-280- 078 You are in Default under a Deed of Trust dated 08/31/2004. Unless you take action to protect your property, it may be sold at a public sale. If you need an explanation of the nature of the proceedings against you, you should contact a lawyer. On 05/- 20/2010 at 01:30PM, DSL Service Company as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on Sep 10, 2004 as Doc #2004-0350376- 00 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Contra Costa County, California, executed by: David A Bower, A Married Man as his sole and separate property, as Trustor Downey Savings and Loan Association, F.A., as Beneficiary WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). At the Court Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 725 Court Street, (corner of Main & Court Streets), Martinez, CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California describing the land therein: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 235 Sterling Way, Oakley, CA 94561. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum

IRONHOUSE SANITARY DISTRICT Summary Of Ordinance No. 41 and Order No. 10-17 Decreasing Trunkline Capacity and Plant Capacity Fees On Tuesday, May 4, 2010, the Ironhouse Sanitary District Board of Directors adopted its Ordinance No. 41 and Order No. 10-17 (the “Ordinance”), summarized as follows. Based on the Engineering News-Record San Francisco Bay Area cost Indexes, and after all required and additional public notice, the following fees of the Ironhouse Sanitary District are decreased as follows, effective July 4, 2010: a. The existing trunkline capacity fee of $1,033.60 shall be decreased by the lesser of: (a) $3.13, in which event the trunkline capacity fee will be $1,030.48 per equivalent service unit (ESU), or (b) the percentage by which construction costs in the San Francisco Bay Area have decreased during the period measured by (and as shown by) the construction cost index of the Engineering News-Record published in its March 2009 and June 2010 editions. b. The existing plant capacity fee of $5,806.60 shall be decreased by the lesser of: (a) $17.55 decrease, in which event the fee will be $5,789.05 per ESU, or (b) the percentage by which construction costs in the San Francisco Bay Area have decreased during the period measured by (and as shown by) the construction cost indexes of the Engineering News-Record published in its March 2009 and June 2010 editions. The Board also made certain related findings concerning environmental effects and designated the undersigned to prepare and publish this summary in accordance with California Health and Safety Code Section 6490. Reference is made to the entire text of the Ordinance for a full statement of its provisions. The Ordinance is available upon request from Ironhouse Sanitary District, 450 Walnut Meadows Drive, Post Office Box 1105, Oakley, California 94561, tel. 925-625-2279, Attn: Susan Walde, District Secretary. Voting in favor of Ordinance: Directors: Doug Hardcastle, Chris Lauritzen, Don S. Lew, and Michael Painter. Voting against the Ordinance: none. Absent from the vote: Lenny Byer. Dated: May 5, 2010 Susan V. Walde, Secretary Ironhouse Sanitary District Oakley Press No. 03-0477 Publish Date: May 14, 2010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER OR ATTORNEY: John Jerald Micheal Lawhorn, 724 Sunlight Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA, 725 Court St., Martinez, CA 94553 PETITION OF: John Jerald Micheal Lawhorn FOR CHANGE OF NAME ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: N10-0514 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petitioner: John Jerald Micheal Lawhorn filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name: a. John Jerald Micheal Lawhorn to Proposed Name: John Michael Rovai 2. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING a. Date: 6/1/10 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept. 60 Room 102 b. The address of the court is same as noted above. 3. a. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: BRENTWOOD PRESS Date: April 5, 2010 Judith A. Sanders, Pro tem Judge of the Superior Court Brentwood Press No. 02-1273 Publish Dates: April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010


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CALENDAR LOCAL EVENTS & SERVICE CLUBS

Events Friday, May 14 Krey Golf Tournament Krey Elementary School hosts its Golf Tournament at Shadow Lakes. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. The $110 admission includes lunch, contests, raffles and an awards dinner ($30 for dinner only). Proceeds benefit Krey students. For more information, call Ryan at 925-584-8938.

Girls Night Out Girlfriends Unlimited invites you to Swap Meet Madness from 7-10 p.m. at Neighborhood Church in Brentwood. Bring 10 items or less to swap. Join the group for free and enjoy lots of fun, snacks, games and a special guest speaker. For more information, call 925-634-1736.

John Muir Health Seminars The Brentwood Senior Center hosts a Specialist Seminar on Advances in Gastroenterology from noon-1 p.m. For more information, call 925-308-8050.

Timberville Carnival Pre-sale tickets go on sale today before and after school for Timber Point Elementary School’s carnival in Discovery Bay. The carnival takes place Saturday, May 22 from 3-7 p.m. For more information, call 925-809-7550.

Artist’s Open Studio Tour The 2010 East Contra Costa County Artist’s Open Studio Tour is held at Lynn House Gallery in Antioch through May 23. For more information, visit www.artistsopenstudiotour.com.

Delta Jazz Duo The Delta Jazz Duo performs on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Scottie’s/ Shutters Brasserie, a French-American restaurant on Sunset Road at Elkins Way in Brentwood. For more information, call 925-5164131 or visit www.shuttersbrasserie.com or www.deltajazztrio.com.

Saturday, May 15 Heritage May Gala Event The Heritage High School Athletic Boosters hold their gala event at 6 p.m. at Veterans Hall in Brentwood. The $75 admission includes a gourmet dinner, raffle ticket and Patriots Annual Pass ($35 for dinner and raffle ticket). Call Jill at 925408-9907 or e-mail reynoldsjill@comcast.net.

Flea Market The Brentwood Lions Club invites you to Shop Till You Drop at the Liberty High School parking lot from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds go to scholarships for Brentwood high school students. For more information, call Lion Mike at 925-513-7280.

Victor Little & Friends Enjoy an evening of wine tasting and live music at Brentwood’s Co. Co. County Wine Company from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Support 4-H Youth Enjoy a day of golf followed by a tri-tip barbecue at Roddy Ranch Golf Club in Antioch from 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. All proceeds from the event go to the 4-H Youth Development Program. For more information, call 925-978-4653 or 925-788-6950.

Antioch Historical Society Museum Museum Day’s Old-fashioned Country Fair takes place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 1500 W. Fourth St. in Antioch. The event includes food and wine, a vintage car show, farmers’ market and World War II memorabilia display. Normal museum hours are Wednesday and Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Call 925-757-1326.

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Dog and Car Wash Bring your dog and car to Brentwood Family Pet Care, 4421 Balfour Road, from 11a.m.-3 p.m and get both spruced up. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. For more information, visit www.brentwoodfamilypetcare.com.

Meals on Wheels Benefits Meals on Wheels holds a golf tournament and awards dinner at the Bethel Island Golf Course, plus a bowling tournament and awards dinner at Harvest Park Bowl in Brentwood. Tickets are $95 for the golf event (visit www.sjyc.org/mow or call 925-684-9837) and $45 for the bowling event (visit www.sjyc.org/mow or call 925-3541457).

Day of Compassion Harvest Time Church in Brentwood hosts Day of Compassion, providing those in need with groceries, hair cuts, cholesterol/glucose screens (an eight-hour fast is required), medical/chiropractic exams and hot meals – all for free. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 925-516-1908.

Sunday, May 16 Jessica Caylyn Band Come hear the county sounds of Jessica at Bases Loaded in Antioch from 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit www.jessicacaylyn.com.

Monday, May 17 Stroke Awareness & Prevention Harvey S. Brosler, publicity and outreach coordinator for the Stroke Support Group of Contra Costa County, presents an evening discussion, and answers questions on stroke awareness and prevention, at the Antioch Library at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Alyson at 925757-9224.

Tuesday, May 18 Public Works Open House Come help the City of Brentwood celebrate National Public Works Week at a free event at the Public Works Corporation Yard, 2201 Elkins Way, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Get information on water conservation, water meter reading, recycling and more. For more information, call 925-516-6000.

Thursday, May 20 Free Food and Clothing Every Thursday at 7 p.m., the Family Life Center of Brentwood, 605 Harvest Park Drive, distributes free food and clothes. ID and proof of income are requested. For more information, call 925-634-2016.

Playing the Oakley Stroke The Freedom High School Jazz Band presents an evening of Funky Jazz with special guest artists Mic Gillette and Tom Politzer from Tower of Power, plus Stevie “Keys” Roseman from Journey. Showtime is 7 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 925-625-2915 or e-mail freedom_band_boosters@yahoo.com.

Sign-ups Summer Reading Teen Volunteers The Oakley Library is looking for teens to help the Contra Costa Library staff with the summer reading program. Volunteers will be assigned to one or two two-hour shifts per week from June 8-Aug. 23. A mandatory half-hour orientation (with parent present) is required. Call 925625-2400.

SeaWolves Swimming & Water Polo Registration for the SeaWolves summer

water polo and swim is now open. Visit www. brentwoodseawolves.com for more information. Discounts are available for early registration and payment.

Discovery Bay Youth Tennis Classes Future Stars 2000’s Inc. offers youth tennis classes Friday afternoons at the Discovery Bay Athletic Club. Lessons cost $10 and are taught by a certified tennis professional. Proceeds benefit the community. For more information, call Don at 925-759-0983 or e-mail dtpurdy@ yahoo.com.

Hospice of the East Bay Hospice of the East Bay’s Bruns House InPatient Hospice, the only one of its kind in the East Bay, offers volunteers opportunities for meaningful and interesting work. Hospice is seeking volunteers to fill two-tofour-hour shifts on weekdays and weekends. Comprehensive training is provided. For more information, call 925-887-5678 or e-mail volunteers@hospiceeastbay.org.

Guide Dogs for the Blind Want to do something for others and receive lots of love and kisses? Volunteer to raise a Guide Dog for the Blind puppy. Meetings are held in Oakley, where you’ll receive all the training you need. For more information, visit www.guidedogs.com or call Sandy at 925-6347405.

Friendly Visitors Volunteers are desperately needed to visit lonely seniors in their homes for one hour per week for six months. These are not medical services – just friendly, compassionate visits. For more information, visit www.mowsos.org, call 925-937-8311, ext. 130 or e-mail smeyer@ mowsos.org.

Brentwood Relay For Life Visit www.relayforlife.org/brentwoodca to sign up for Brentwood’s Relay For Life, held at Liberty High School’s Ohmstede Field on June 12 and 13.

On the Horizon American Girl Book Club This group of girls ages 7 and up meets at Barnes & Noble in Antioch on Friday, May 21 at 7 p.m. The club will be discussing “Meet Felicity” and make a craft to take home.

Delta MTAC Recital The Delta Branch of the Music Teachers Association of California presents its teachers’ recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall at Los Medanos College, 2700 E. Leland Road in Pittsburg. There is no charge for admission. A tax-deductible donation of $10 for adults and $5 for students is requested. For more information, call 925-513-7156.

Spring Yard Sale The Soroptimist International of East Contra Costa holds its annual spring yard sale on Saturday, May 22 at 1201 Dainty Ave. in Brentwood. For more information, call Barbara at 925-634-4480.

Help for GERD – Is It Only Heartburn? John Muir Health in Brentwood holds a free program on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The event takes place Saturday, May 22 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The program explores causes and treatment options, including lifestyle changes and surgery. For information or reservations, call 925-947-4447 or visit www.johnmuirhealth. com.

SHOP, WINE & DINE! Enjoy a late night in

Historic Downtown Brentwood 1st Street & Oak, Brentwood OPEN LATE Every Thursday 5 – 8 PM

FARMER’S MARKET First Street, Downtown Brentwood Every Saturday 8 AM – 12PM For more information call Greg Pursley 825-9090

DOWNTOWN BRENTWOOD FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL First Street, Downtown Brentwood Thurs., May 27, 5 PM – 8 PM For more information call Lyle Miller at 634-3344

CHAMBER MIXER Contra Costa Fairgrounds 1201 W. 10th Street, Antioch Thur., May 27, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

DOWNTOWN BRENTWOOD CAR SHOW First Street, Downtown Brentwood Thurs., June 3, 5 PM – 8 PM

GOOD MORNING BRENTWOOD Update on the Health Care Legistlation and a tour of the Sutter Delta Medical Center. Only $10 for Chamber Members & $15 for non-member. Includes Light Breakfast & Connecting at your table. Please RSVP at info@brentwoodchamber.com or 925-634-3344. Sutter Delta Medical Center 3901 Lone Tree Way Antioch Thurs., June 10, 7:30 AM

DOWNTOWN BRENTWOOD IDOL First Street, Downtown Brentwood Thurs., June 10, 5 PM – 8PM For more information call Lyle Miller at 634-3344



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